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The number of people living with chronic pain in UK is 28 million.1 Similar prevalence applies in USA. Pain is not the main or frequent reason people request euthanasia. Loss of dignity and autonomy are usual reasons. The areas of pain management and palliative care deal with the issue of "unbearable " or overwhelming pain, along with psychological and psychiatric and social and spiritual inputs. The bio- psycho-social-spiritual aspects of distress and pain, be it somatic or psychic or both, is what palliative and pastoral and pain teams do well. No one need die in severe pain. Ordinary people living ordinary lives also have pain (28 million) and their respite from it is also through these channels.