FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON PAIN 

QUESTIONS THAT ARE FREQUENTLY ASKED BY THE PATIENTS DURING THEIR CONSULTATION WITH OUR DOCTORS  ARE ANSWERED IN THIS SECTION 

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GENERAL PAIN RELATED  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

 

Why does arthritis pain increase during a full moon?

It is a common misinterpretation, there some pains like chronic arthritis which increases or decreases with time but no link with lunar cycle or full moon is found yet.   

I do not have any addiction I don't smoke or have alcohol how can I have pain?

There are various causes of pain depending on the disease causing the pain, so not having addiction does not ensure a pain free life. The condition needs to be treated properly. 

Can I eat masoor dal (Split Red Lentil) during pain or Can masoor dal (Split Red Lentil) increase pain ? 

This is a very common question asked by many patients and a common misconception or myth regarding pain. Yes you can eat. Similar myth and misconceptions exists for some other foods as well like, tomato, fruits with seeds , card , brinjal etc. But they don't have ant effect on pain so there is no need to avoid  these foods in pain. 

Can I eat proteins during pain?

Protein is an important part of important part of our diet . Don't avoid it in pain.. Try to have  a balanced diet . 

What foods are to be avoided in high uric acid or gout?

Foods to be avoided in high uric acid are 

  • Sea foods

  • Red meat.

  • Alcohol 

  • Sweetened beverages. 

I don't have depression but why doctor have prescribed me anti-depressant medications for my pain ? 

Descending inhibitory pathway 

Can food from refrigerator increases pain?

No