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Airing Pain 108: Gender Differences

November 06 , 2018
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How men and women experience pain, arming yourself with the right information, and not being embarrassed about your condition This edition’s been part funded by the Women’s Fund for Scotland. Do women and men experience pain differently, or is it only our attitudes towards pain that differ? In this ...

Airing Pain 97: Sex and Chronic Pain

December 05 , 2017
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How chronic pain can affect both sexual and emotional intimacy, and remembering that communication is key This programme is supported by an educational grant from the Tillyloss Trust. Along with food, shelter and clothing, sexual expression is one of the basic human needs. It allows us to express love ...

Airing Pain 96: The British Pain Society at 50

November 14 , 2017
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In honour of the British Pain Society reaching a 50-year milestone, current BPS president Dr Andrew Baranowski, founding member Professor Sir Michael Bond, and Pain Concern’s chair Heather Wallace were invited to discuss a wide variety of topics relating to the understanding of pain This programme was funded ...

Airing Pain 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

March 20 , 2017
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We visit the EXPPECT pelvic pain clinic, where women share their experiences and advice for living with persistent bladder and pelvic pain This edition has been funded by a grant from the Women’s Fund For Scotland. Interstitial cystitis, a.k.a painful bladder syndrome, is a poorly understood bladder condition that ...

Airing Pain 87: Vulvodynia

February 15 , 2017
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From diagnosis difficulties to defining gender: the effects of Vulvodynia on women today This edition has been funded by a grant from the Women’s Fund For Scotland. Vulvodynia is a nerve-based pain, often described as a burning or stinging sensation, which affects the vulva. 1 in 7 seven women ...

Airing Pain 71: Protect our Girls

May 26 , 2015
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Persistent pain and the fight to end female genital mutilation [Tafadhali bofya hapa ili kusoma nukuu ya nakala ya programu hii iliyofasiriwa kwa Kiswahili.] This edition has been funded by a grant from Rosa: The UK fund for women and girls Over 100,000 women in the UK have been affected by female ...

Airing Pain 33: Gender and Communication

May 16 , 2012
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How gender can influence experiences of pain, and living with cluster headaches This programme was funded by an educational grant from Pfizer. We hear about orofacial pain (pain of the face and mouth) from Dr Barry Sessle, a professor in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto ...

Airing Pain 12: Trigeminal Neuralgia, Pelvic Pain and Cannabis

March 01 , 2011
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Using cannabis as a painkiller, pelvic pain in men and women and living with trigeminal neuralgia Paul Evans looks at the often uncomfortable subject of pelvic pain and how both women and men can get help. Dr William Notcutt, expert on medicinal cannabis use, talks about the potential ...
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