Pain Remedies You May Not Have Tried

Meet the practitioners who can help you beat pain using natural remedies and alternative therapies

By Joy Manning

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A Psychologist can help reduce pain9. Psychologists
Mental health experts are important for anyone suffering from any kind of chronic pain—whether the source is cancer, migraine headaches, lower back issues, or anything in between—because those who live with pain on an ongoing basis are more likely to get depressed. Once that happens, the depression itself can bring on additional discomfort, kicking off a vicious cycle. Psychologists can help stop that downward spiral in its tracks by providing the emotional support pain sufferers need.

How to find one: Check out the American Psychological Association’s tips for choosing the right therapist.

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