Tag: Indian Yogi

  • What causes pain and how do pain medicines work?

    Pain, in all its varieties and subtleties, is among the most complex of human symptoms. It has been described in uncounted ways by writers and portrayed by actors, but we read or view these characterizations through the lens of the pains we ourselves have had. Even though we all have felt pain, and in that…

  • Where does pain come from and how do treatments for pain work?

    Pain, in all its varieties and subtleties, is among the most complex of human symptoms. It has been described in uncounted ways by writers and portrayed by actors, but we read or view these characterizations through the lens of the pains we ourselves have had. Even though we all have felt pain, and in that…

  • How can we treat pain?

    In a previous post I wrote about what causes pain. In this one I’ll write a little about how we can treat it. We have two main approaches for treating pain: we can do things that reduce the pain signals coming from the spot that hurts, or we can use medications that confuse the brain…