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    Kratom for Chronic Pain: Is It Effective and Legal?

    Combatting chronic pain is an ongoing battle. As the interest in natural options continues to grow, so does the popularity of kratom. Kratom for chronic pain is...

    What are the Gabapentin (Neurontin) Side Effects?

    Gabapentin(Neurontin) is a medication prescribed to treat seizures. It can be used alone or in combination with other medications to treat epilepsy in children...
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    Ask the Experts: Painkiller Addictions and Warning Signs

    Steven D. Passik, Ph.D. explains the basics in painkiller addiction. Q: I'm very concerned about painkiller addiction and becoming addicted to my painkiller. What signs should...
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    Narcan: What Is It and How Did it Revive Demi Lovato?

    When news broke that Demi Lovato overdosed on heroin, people were in shock. The singer had been sober for six years. It was only...
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    Ancient Pain Remedies That Are Still Used Today

    Medical treatment has changed a lot since the days of using alcohol as a cure-all, but it may surprise you to find out there...
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    Overcoming Stereotypes as a Medical Marijuana User

    The legalization of marijuana on a state level is encouraging for patients who use medical marijuana to ease symptoms from debilitating, chronic conditions. Despite...
    Non-Opioid Strategies For Chronic Pain

    Shifting Focus: Non-Opioid Strategies For Chronic Pain

    By Arlene Bierman, M.D. One of the toughest challenges for health care professionals and their patients is effectively treating chronic pain. Millions of Americans experience...
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    News Update: Is Kratom Safe?

    Is Kratom Safe? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to three marketers and distributors of kratom products (Front Range...
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    Can I Get Addicted to Pain Medicine?

    Sometimes, strong medications called opioids are needed to control pain. Opioid pain relievers are generally safe when taken for a short time as prescribed by your...
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    NIH study explains why opioid therapy may not always work well for chronic pain

    Researchers have shown that pain-induced changes in the rat brain’s opioid receptor system may explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy in chronic pain...
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    Advanced Preventive Migraine Treatment Gets FDA Approval

    If you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer from chronic or episodic migraines, a new Federal Drug Administration approved drug may...
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    The Opioid Crisis: The Making of an American Epidemic

    The United States has struggled with the abuse of opioids since the1800s. As a result of this epidemic, many people with chronic pain have...
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    What to know about CBD and Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes muscle pain, resulting in fatigue, mood swings, sleep issues and tender points in the body. Symptoms are...
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    What are the Side Effects of Taking Opioids?

    Opioid medications are prescribed to provide relief for severe pain among patients of all ages. However, they frequently cause bothersome side effects, which is...
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    Prince Died from a Fentanyl Overdose – What does this mean for Pain Sufferers?

    A toxicology report released on Monday revealed that Prince had an excessive amount of fentanyl in his system at the time of his passing,...
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    Study Finds That Celebrex Slows Cancer Growth

    Living with pain is difficult enough. But dealing with pain and cancer – or, worse, pain caused by cancer – is a nightmare no...
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    4 Ways to Manage Medication Side Effects

    Yes, You can Manage Medication Side Effects Most medications come with minor side effects that many people never even notice. However, some side effects are...
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    Can Medical Marijuana Treat Fibromyalgia Symptoms?

    Medical marijuana has gained more widespread popularity and acceptance over the past several years, and is now legal in 29 states and Washington, D.C....
    chronic pain

    Do Women Get Too Much or Too Little Pain Medication?

    A new study found that women are significantly more likely than men to be prescribed pain medication, regardless of age or socioeconomic status. You may...
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    Health Innovation: Sublingual Pill for Post-Surgical Pain

    In this occasional series, PR looks at companies, organizations, and individuals doing groundbreaking work that aims to help pain patients live more and hurt...

    Study: NSAIDs Raise Risk of Heart Problems

    High doses of these common painkillers double the risk of heart failure, finds a new study. As every pain patient knows, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs--better known...
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    Painkillers for Back Pain Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

    By Margaret Jaworski Regular use of opiod prescription painkillers is associated with a higher risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men, according to a study...

    Pill Disposal Alert: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    On April 27, almost 743,000 pounds of prescription medications were collected from the public at more than 5,800 locations staffed by state, local, and...
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    Brand-Name or Nothing: No Choice When It Comes to OxyContin

    If you take an opioid analgesic to ease serious pain, you don't need to be told that there's rampant abuse of such drugs and...

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