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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Directory
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS), also known as complex regional pain syndrome, is a chronic condition that causes severe, burning pain in the affected area. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how RSDS is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Psychological Therapy and Pain Management
WebMD looks at the role of psychological therapy in pain management.
Opioid Drugs: Dosage, Side Effects, and More
Prescription opioids can have serious side effects if you don’t use them correctly. Here’s what to consider when taking these strong pain meds.
Sleep and Chronic Illness
The pain and fatigue that people with chronic illness experience may disturb their sleep. Learn more from WebMD about options for getting a good night's sleep.
Chronic Pain and Depression: Medications, Exercise and Other Treatments
Depression can magnify pain and make it harder to cope. The good news is that effective treatments can relieve depression and make chronic pain more tolerable. Learn more from WebMD.
The Price Tag of Living With Chronic Pain
Chronic pain comes at a cost -- from lost wages to social stigma. Learn why you don't have to pay the price.
Take the quiz: Chronic Pain
Is it all in your head? A normal part of aging? Test yourself: Questions and answers about chronic pain
OxyContin: Pain Relief vs. Abuse
Experts discuss whether worries over the abuse of OxyContin are having an impact on the drug's legitimate use as a painkiller.
Pain Relief & Breakthrough Pain
If you're experiencing breakthrough pain, new fast-acting narcotics may offer control -- and pain relief.