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What Are The Benefits Of Feeling Pain?

April 10, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 194

Everybody is afraid of getting hurt or of being in pain. You can consider it as a discomforting feeling or a state that you have never liked because it hurts you and bothers you to the point that you become unable to perform your daily duties. But do you know that you can actually benefit from feeling pain whether physically or emotionally? Yes, in fact a lot of benefits can be gained from being exposed to something that hurts you.

One benefit is that you are of course made to notice that you are hurt. Imagine if you are wounded and yet you do not feel pain. You would have bled to death without you even realizing that you are hurt. Pain comes in handy in this time. It works quite the same as a symptom does and makes you realize or suspect a disorder once it manifests. Your body is made aware that something is wrong with one or more of its parts.

Another actual advantage of feeling pain is that you are made to avoid or keep away from the external factor that causes it. For example, you have felt pain because you hit your leg in the corner of a table. This would give you the impression that bumping into a corner of any solid wood object would induce pain. Therefore, you have to take extra care not to bump or hit any solid wood because you would feel pain if you do so. It may sound cliché to you but experiencing pain does make you change for the better. You begin to avoid objects that would make you feel pain and to do everything to keep yourself well and healthy.

Finally, pain not only indicates that something is wrong in a specific part of your body. It also becomes a symptom or a manifestation that you may be suffering from something more serious. This is especially true in cases where you feel chronic pain, or the kind that does not really go away regardless of the medication you take. Often, pain becomes an indication of a more serious disease like cardiovascular and even muscular conditions.

Pain is not just an annoying irritant that stays with you for a certain span of time. In the end, it is indeed very much beneficial to try and understand what causes your pain as to avoid these situations or objects. To throw away pain particularly bone pain ask the advice of a doctor of osteopathy.

Hi. I'm Rachel Berret, a big advocate seeing an osteopath for your health complaints. I have a great osteopath Melbourne that helps me overcome my own aches and pains such as back pain, neck pains and headaches.

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