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The Effects of Aging and Anxiety on Pain

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In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom talks with Donald Cohen, a clinical psychologist specializing in family issues, about the impact of aging and anxiety on the experience of pain. He has observed that the basic “mechanics of life” can cause more anxiety as we age, leading to altered sleep patterns which can intensify our experience of pain. He recommends meditation, reflection, engaging in creative activities, exercise, napping and expressing feelings as ways to counter the effects of aging and anxiety. For more information, visit: https://backincontrol.com

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