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Transcript – Programme 108: Gender Differences

September 04 , 2019
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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 of Scotland. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Do women and men experience pain differently, ...

Bladder pain syndrome

August 21 , 2019
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Click on the image below to read and download the full PDF leaflet   Bladder pain syndrome What is bladder pain syndrome? Dr Shona Brown explains Bladder pain syndrome (also known as interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome) results in pelvic pain, often made worse when the bladder is full. It ...

Sex and chronic pain

July 12 , 2019
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[message_box color="white"]Download a pdf version of this leaflet here.[/message_box] Sex and chronic pain Persistent pain can impact on mood and on many areas of life such as work, exercise and socialising. This leaflet is designed to give advice to people who have found it more difficult or have had ...

Transcript – Airing Pain 97: Sex and Chronic Pain

January 09 , 2019
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How chronic pain can affect both sexual and emotional intimacy, and remembering that communication is key. To listen to this programme, click here. Prefer a PDF?Download 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 ...

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 For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This edition’s been part funded by the Women’s Fund of Scotland. Do women and men experience pain differently, or is it ...

Transcript – Programme 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

April 24 , 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. To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Interstitial cystitis, a.k.a painful bladder syndrome, is a poorly understood bladder condition that causes long-term pelvic ...

Transcript – Programme 20: The Social Costs of Pain

February 11 , 2016
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The societal and economic impact of pain and driving pain up the agenda To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Pain has a huge impact not just on individuals but also on society, healthcare systems and the economy. Airing Pain takes a look at how the ...

Transcript – Programme 12: Trigeminal Neuralgia, Pelvic Pain and Cannabis

February 08 , 2016
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Using cannabis as a painkiller, pelvic pain in men and women, and living with trigeminal neuralgia To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Paul Evans looks at the often uncomfortable subject of pelvic pain and how both women and men can get help. Dr William Notcutt, ...

Transcript – Programme 33: Gender and communication

November 28 , 2014
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How gender can influence experiences of pain, and living with cluster headaches. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download 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 ...

Transcript – Programme 42: Endometriosis and Support Groups

December 09 , 2013
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To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Paul Evans visits an endometriosis support group in Belfast, and interviews founder Anna Jamieson and guest speaker, gynaecologist, Dr David Hunter. Dr Hunter discusses the research about how endometriosis develops and people living with the condition describe their ...

Airing Pain 42: Endometriosis and Support Groups

April 24 , 2013
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Learning to manage endometriosis and how support groups can help This programme was funded by the Big Lottery Fund's Awards For All programme in Northern Ireland. Paul Evans visits an endometriosis support group in Belfast, and interviews founder Anna Jaminson and guest speaker gynaecologist Dr David Hunter. Dr Hunter discusses ...

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 20: The Social Costs of Pain

November 17 , 2011
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The societal and economic impact of pain and driving pain up the agenda This programme was funded by an educational grant from Grünenthal. Pain has a huge impact not just on individuals but also on society, healthcare systems and the economy. Airing Pain takes a look at how the ...

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 ...