About The Fires Of Hell
A blog about Central Pain Syndrome, commonly referred to as CPS. “Central Pain Syndrome” is an umbrella term, much like “cancer” for a disease that expresses itself a bit differently in each individual. Like cancer, the treatments and prognoses depend on the location of the CNS lesion, the reasons the lesion(s) occurred, and the length of time you have been suffering. CPS encompasses subdivisions such as Post-Thalamic Stroke Disorder, Multiple Sclerosis pain, pain from spinal injuries, pain caused by closed-head injuries, epilepsy pain, pain caused by surgery on the CNS, Chiari malformation pain, and even pain caused by shingles. If there is a way for you to damage your Central Nervous System – brain, brain stem, and spinal cord – there is a possibility of ending up with CPS.
I acquired Brain CPS (the more treatable form) as the result of a stroke, so my personal treatments may not work for you. But we who suffer this disease all share the same pain and, often, the same despair. So this is also a personal journal of my own attempts to understand and ameliorate a life lived in the constant burning of the fires of Hell.