Neurophysiological Basis of Pain

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To say that the wave of mass shootings over the last few years is disturbing would be grossly understating how most of us feel. One of the most basic of human needs is to feel safe and we largely depend on our society being reasonably civilized. We count on our … Read More

The Pain of Social Isolation

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Many of my patients suffering from chronic pain are socially isolated.  When you are trapped in pain you have a difficult time reaching out. Others do not necessarily want to interact with angry people. The problem becomes greatly magnified in that it has been shown that social rejection shares the … Read More

Anxiety, Anger, and Adrenaline

I am continually trying to understand the Neurophysiological Disorder (NPD) and find better ways to explain it. Here is another one of my attempts. Every human being has anxiety as a necessary survival trait. Every cell in the human body has evolved to survive – not to have a great time. … Read More