Just Last Summer, while I was still in Boston and the weather was good (yes its tundra the other 8 months), I attended a lecture on pain at Massachusetts Institute of technology. I was awed at what I learnt that day.
Why would pain be good? Everybody questions! I questioned too… Imagine not feeling pain at all. You would think life would be amazing, right? Being able to dance, sing, walk, jump and run forever without the exhaustion that would eventually turn into pain? Surprisingly, No!!
There are about 35 known cases of people in US who can’t feel pain. Such is also a case of a newborn who couldn’t feel pain. Congenital Insensitivity to pain or Congenital Analgesia.Continue reading “Respect your Pain!!”