Friday, February 20, 2015
Pain and Labor
Pain is really all in your head by Jon Hamilton
As I read this article I found myself wondering if the author knew that he was writing about labor.
"One system determines the pain's location, intensity and characteristics: stabbing, aching, burning, etc.
"And then," Linden says, "there is a completely separate system for the emotional aspect of pain — the part that makes us go, 'Ow! This is terrible.' "