FIBROMYALGIA IS LISTED IN THE NHS 20 MOST PAINFUL CONDITIONS…

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Chronic pain is often seen as an ‘invisible illness’ and can leave people in agony, with some conditions undiagnosed for several years before they are identified. The NHS 20 most painful conditions are –

1.Acute Pancreatitis – This is a potentially fatal, sudden swelling of the pancreas, a banana-sized organ that’s part of the digestive system. It is most commonly caused by gallstones and alcohol abuse, it causes severe abdominal pain and inflammation which suddenly appear.

2.Appendicitis – A painful swelling of the appendix, a finger-like pouch attached to the gut wall. Some of the first signs include sharp twinges of pain when moving or breathing deep. Pain moving down the right side of the abdomen is the most comment symptom.

3.Arthritis– A common condition characterised by inflammation of the joints, arthritis causes pain and stiffness that limit mobility and worsen with age…

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