Taking prescription pain medications daily is how many of us dealing with chronic pain and chronic illness function and make it through the day. Doctors, pharmacists, and even us as patients have been brainwashed to believe … [Read more...] about Prescription Pain Pill Use: Putting Things Into Perspective
A special thanks to Help My Hurt for including this post as part of the Help My Hurt Blog Carnival. I found a great post written by Dr. Christina Lasich on Chronic Pain Connection on the Top Ten Reasons Pain Medication Use … [Read more...] about Top Ten Reasons For Pain Medication Use Increasing
Chronic pain is hard to live with and many people take prescription painkillers so that they can have some kind of normalcy in their lives. But now it seems that it is getting harder to get the appropriate painkillers needed … [Read more...] about Seven Myths About Painkillers – Getting to the Truth
You can read my latest article below on medications that are used to treat CFS. Here is an excerpt from the article: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a disease that has baffled physicians for years and to be honest, I can … [Read more...] about Pain Medications Used to Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
A study conducted at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago showed that moderate, long-term use of pain medication use does not impair a persons ability to drive safely. The head of this study was Dr. Asokumar … [Read more...] about Study Shows Driving Abilities Not Impaired By Moderate, Long-Term Pain Medication Use
Research from the University of Michigan Health System says that patients who have Fibromyalgia were found to have reduced binding ability of a type of receptor in the brain that is the main target for opiod painkiller drugs. … [Read more...] about Why Painkillers Don’t Work For Fibromyalgia Patients
I have got to have the worst luck when it comes to health issues. I got up this morning (early even which is unlike me), was making the beds and....my back went out! Just from making the bed! And worse yet, it is only two … [Read more...] about My Luck Stinks!