The Latest Science on Chronic Pain Is Fascinating

Experts can even predict who’s likely to suffer or recover, based on brain structure and personality

Robert Roy Britt
Elemental
Published in
14 min readDec 16, 2019

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TThe mysteries of chronic pain have proven as frustrating and persistent as the suffering of some 50 million U.S. adults who deal with it. Caused by everything from injuries and strokes to arthritis and diabetes…

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Robert Roy Britt
Elemental

Editor of Wise & Well, independent health and wellness journalist, author of Make Sleep Your Superpower.