Tag Archives: pain

Males and females react differently to the same pain

It’s no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past president of the American Psychological Association, wrote an academic text, “Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities.” Bruce Goldman, science writer at Stanford,1 reported in the preface to the first edition that:2 “At the time, it seemed clear to me that any between-sex differences… Read More »

Diet pills and pain in upper abdomen

A variety of medicines can cause constipation. Company Name Invalid entry. Magnesium-containing antacids can have the effect of laxatives and cause diarrhea if overused. Pain in midabdomen. One of the most common drug-induced injuries is irritation of the lining of the stomach caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs. Be sure to talk to your health… Read More »

Suffering in silence … understanding chronic pain and your companion

As companion animals age, like humans, they are prone to experiencing chronic pain. But chronic pain in dogs and cats is under-recognised and therefore under-treated. I think the key reason for this is that most companion animal owners expect animals suffering from any kind of pain to behave as if they are experiencing acute pain.… Read More »