Re: Painful sex, pain clinics, and other scattered thoughts
From: Marla (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon Jun 26 10:15:21 2000
>From: Marla [mailto:email@example.com]
>Just out of curiosity Jay, has a doctor ever told you or written in his
>report that he thought your pain was all in your head?
>If so, did he send you to a shrink...
>..or just let you continue to deal with the pain?
>The doc believed the pain was real, all right. He sent us to a shrink
>because he thought we could learn some behavioral pain control techniques,
>such as stress reduction, breathing techniques, and relaxation.
Yes I learned those several years ago when I was having panic attacks. It's
saved me from the emergency room more than once. I'm glad it helped you too.