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Emotional Sensitivity: The Connection Between OA, Pain and Emotions

Pain and Emotional Sensitivity

Although pain does not necessarily put one’s life at risk, it does put one’s quality of life in jeopardy. Physical pain can be very difficult to deal with, however what is often overlooked is that the emotional effects of continued pain can be the most painful to bare. Everyone deals with uncomfortable feelings differently, including pain. They might become angry and frustrated, isolate themselves, or develop depression. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America,...

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