Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Phantom ghost pain

Phantom pain sensations are described as perceptions that an individual experiences relating to a limb or an organ that is not physically part of the body(anymore, was at a time).

Treatment: Various methods have been used to treat phantom limb pain. Doctors may prescribe medications to reduce the pain. Some antidepressants (or loads of wine) have been shown to have a beneficial effect on reducing phantom limb pain. 

Phantom pain is not just limited to physical limbs but extents to the heart too.

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