Chronic pain can't always be prevented. But staying in good physical and mental health may be the best way to prevent it or help you cope with it.
- Treat your health problems early.
- Get enough sleep every night. Learn to alternate activity with rest throughout each day.
- Eat a balanced diet.
- Try to reduce stress in your life to prevent chronic pain from developing.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference November 19, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation