PLease don't instantly think I need a psych referral, but does anyone else ever feel an urge to cut themselves when the pain gets bad? I have chronic neck pain and get horrendous pressure pain under my skull. WHen it's bad and explodes into a migraine, I honestly feel the need to try to release the pressure. I don't think I would ever do it, but does anyone else ever suffer the same kinds of thoughts? I'm defo not suicidal or anything - it is purely something which my brain is trying to tell me would help with the pain, even though it would actually cause more pain! I mentioned it to my chiro, and she said the practise of acupuncture in ancient times may have been as a result of this kind of feeling that the body needs release. Anyone any thoughts? (other than that I am a mental case!!)
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