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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.
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.
Chronic Pain and Depression
Chronic pain can lead to depression. WebMD tells you how to find help for this common mood disorder.
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.
When Aches and Pains Disrupt Your Sleep
Pain and a lack of sleep go together all too often. And their relationship is way more than a one-way street.
Take the quiz: Chronic Pain
Is it all in your head? A normal part of aging? Test yourself: Questions and answers about chronic pain
Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
If you have chronic pain and are looking for alternatives to medication and surgery, you have a lot of options. Alternative pain treatments that doctors once scoffed at are now standard at many pain centers.
Visiting the ER for Chronic Pain
What can you do to help the ER doctor to believe you? Read on.