Chronic Pain Shrinks Brains

Chronic Pain Shrinks People’s Brains

By Robert Roy Britt, LiveScience Senior Writer Pain causes an unexpected brain drain, according to a new study in which the brains of people with chronic backaches were up to 11 percent smaller than those of non-sufferers. People afflicted with other long-term pain and stress might face similar brain shrinkage, said study leader A. Vania[…]