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Just in time for flu season: It Doesn’t Have to Hurt

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Do I need to leave the country to get a proper diagnosis for my daughter?

Our twelve-year-old daughter has spent the last ten months in devastating pain after a soccer injury. We have tried everything and nothing is helping. Finally we have had a so-called diagnosis of Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. I am a Canadian … Continue reading

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My son’s migraines are keeping him from school.

My son has had generalized anxiety since age four, he is now twelve-years-old. A few months ago he began experiencing depersonalization and migraine headaches with auras. He started a prescription of Paxil (slow release) 12.5, five weeks ago. The anxiety … Continue reading

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My son has anxiety attacks when he needs to use the toilet.

Our son is mildly autistic. Toilet training as you know is all the more challenging with a child who is autistic.  He is now 5 years old. Two years ago he had a very severe yeast infection. Since then he has … Continue reading

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I get headaches about five times a month, could it be a brain tumour?

I am a 15-year-old girl and I have headaches about five times a month. Could I have a brain tumour? What should I do? Headaches often make us worry that there is something seriously wrong. Fortunately, almost all headaches are … Continue reading

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My five-year-old has suddenly developed an anxiety about school.

My five-year-old has suddenly developed an anxiety about school. She came home sick the last two days of school before christmas break with stomach pain and nausea, but seemed fine once she was home. Now that school is back in … Continue reading

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My potty trained three-year-old has regressed to peeing in his pants. What can I do?

My three-and-a-half-year-old son was potty trained a year ago and was able to wear underwear for 5 or 6 months before regressing. He is constantly peeing his underwear so I switched to pull-ups, which he hates, however he continues to … Continue reading

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Do you have any tips for dealing with chronic pain?

I’ve had chronic pain since 2007 and I have just entered into high school. I’m having trouble concentrating when I have intense pain (I have hemicrania continua with side shift) and I’m still waiting to get into a pain clinic. … Continue reading

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