Updated: Dec 14, 2018
When it comes to chronic pain, the key is learning to live with it rather than vainly trying to avoid or eradicate it, Christiane Wolf, M.D, April 2015 issue of Mindful magazine.
In our daily lives, we all experience pain as fleeting as a stubbed toe or as unremitting as a toothache. Unfortunately, many conditions and diseases result in pain that can be described as "chronic"—that is, pain that never stops. Although family and social support are crucial in dealing with pain, your chronic pain can have a huge impact on your emotions, your family, and your quality of life in general.