Pain

Can pain be talked away?

The recent Journal of Practical Psychiatry has a paper of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for chronic pain. Basically, they say that there is emotional and psychiatric factors in the patient with chronic […]

NSAIDs: not a good drug for many people

What are NSAIDs? Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include Ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®, Motrin IB®), Naproxen (Naprosyn®, Aleve®), Nabumetone (Relafen®) and COX-2 inhibitor Celecoxib (Celebrex®). What is the problem with it? It’s been shown that there is […]

Antibiotics in chronic prostatitis

Chronic prostatitis is a common and nagging condition in young to mid-age males. It can be debilitating due to the chronic and persistent nature of the condition. Physicians without enough experience in […]