Caring for PHN sufferers

Patients who suffer from PHN are often elderly and in considerable pain and they need the care, help and support of those around them. The caregivers are nevertheless affected too.

If you are a caregiver (either a professional or a family member) then here are some ways in which you can make life more comfortable for someone suffering from PHN:

 

It is important to keep in mind that in most people who develop PHN, the pain will gradually resolve with time.