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What To Do If You’re Abruptly Cut Off Your Opoids

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The problem It seems there are two kinds of opioid-using chronic pain patients these days: those whose doctors have abruptly cut them off from their opioids and those who live in fear of it happening to them. Their doctors are fearful too—of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) arresting them for prescribing “too many” opioids, or […]

Smoking vs. Eating Marijuana

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If you’re using marijuana for medical purposes, which is better–inhaling it through smoking or vaporizing (vaping) or eating it?  There are pluses and minuses to both methods of administration, it turns out.  Inhaling it gives quick relief (60-90 seconds) and it’s easier to regulate the dose, but the effects are short-lived.  Eating it takes about […]

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Three Essentials for Recovery From Chronic Pain

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Conventional medical treatment of chronic pain relies on drugs and surgical interventions to treat pain.  These treatments rarely solve the problem.  Pharmaceuticals, at best, temporarily numb the pain. They don’t fix the problem because pain is not due to a pharmaceutical deficiency.  Surgical interventions often are based on a misdiagnosis of the problem and often […]

 
 
 
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