Chronic pain is a global phenomenon affecting people worldwide. Usually, chronic pain has a known cause such as a physical injury or an association and effect of disease or an underlying pathology. Sometimes, however, it can be a challenging condition to treat as in some cases there is no known specific cause.

A recent article by Dr. Mercola from his article ‘6 Surprising Chronic Pain Triggers’ lists 6 unusual triggers of pain that may be an underlying cause of the chronic pain.

  1. Emotional trauma
  2. Pain killers
  3. Poor sleep
  4. Leaky gut
  5. Magnesium deficiency
  6. Lyme disease

If you’re suffering from chronic pain and don’t know why, it is worth considering one of these triggers and speak to one of our Osteopaths today to start getting your health back on track!