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How does psychogenic pain affect the body?

Psychogenic pain can affect the body in many different ways. People with psychogenic pain may experience different types of bodily aches and pains, such as headaches, muscle pain, backaches, or stomachaches. In some people, psychogenic pain can disrupt their sleep leaving people feeling cranky and irritable. Like any chronic pain disorder, it can also interfere with a person's friendships and relationships.

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