“Make it Cease: Addressing Persistent Ache in Ladies, and How the Federal Authorities Can Assist”
Based on the CDC, greater than 1 in 5 adults in America endure from persistent ache, and girls usually tend to expertise persistent ache than males. September is Persistent Ache Consciousness Month, and HealthyWomen is proud to assist elevate consciousness of this debilitating situation.
Ladies affected by persistent ache — outlined as ache lasting longer than three to 6 months — face substantial challenges to accessing sufficient care. Whereas analysis has proven that girls usually expertise extra recurrent, longer lasting and extra extreme ache than males, ladies are nonetheless much less possible than males to obtain therapy.
Tune in to our Fb Stay to listen to from main consultants, together with two ladies who stay with persistent ache, on why ladies usually tend to expertise persistent ache, what limitations exist relating to ladies accessing ache administration, and the way present laws in Congress might help tackle this debilitating situation.
Go to HealthyWomen’s Fb web page on September 30, 12-1 EDT. This occasion is free to all.
Beth Battaglino, RN-C
President & CEO HealthyWomen
Nationwide Director of Coverage & Advocacy U.S. Ache Basis Chair, Coverage Council Massachusetts Ache Initiative
Co-founder & Director, Persistent Ache Analysis Alliance
Dr. Sean Mackey Sean
Chief of the Division of Ache Medication and Redlich Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Ache Medication, Neurosciences and Neurology at Stanford College