Pain in the Brain

The brain is a powerful organ and what we feel as pain is all recognized in the brain. The need to survive establishes the need to remember painful events such as burning your finger on the stove, so you don't do it again.

But unfortunately the brain can also establish pain from other types of sensory events like a song that makes you cry or a memory that "pains" you. Click on the link below to learn more about pain and the idea that it is not always from your body.