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Is there a cure for central pain syndrome?

Unfortunately, there is no cure for central pain syndrome, so those suffering from this disorder should focus on finding ways to manage their pain. While traditional pain medicines usually don't work, sometimes certain medications, including antidepressants and anticonvulsants, may help decrease the pain. Reducing stress also has been shown to lessen pain. Surgical techniques that  have been effective include motor cortex stimulation and deep brain stimulation, which both use electrical pulses to relieve pain.

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