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Managing concerning behaviors when opioids are taken for chronic pain - Science Daily



Managing concerning behaviors when opioids are taken for chronic pain 
Science Daily
"Due to increasing concerns about the risks of long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain and limited evidence as to their benefit, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain in 2016 ...

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Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims: Insight Into Underlying Causes - Clinical Pain Advisor



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Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims: Insight Into Underlying Causes 
Clinical Pain Advisor
"Vigilance for the aberrant drug behaviors identified in that study and identification of the prescribing patterns from that period associated with patient death may have raised physician awareness about the risks of opioid prescription and led to ...

 


Her Chronic Pain Was a Medical Mystery. Was It an Unexplained Condition? - Daily Beast



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Her Chronic Pain Was a Medical Mystery. Was It an Unexplained Condition? 
Daily Beast
Oaklander treated Levine as if that were the case and the pain?thankfully?disappeared within five days. ?I didn't know how I was going to live with that level of pain,? Levine said, adding that it returns every time she stops treatment. Now ...

 


New medical implant could replace prescription pills for some chronic pain sufferers - CBS News



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New medical implant could replace prescription pills for some chronic pain sufferers 
CBS News
A promising new high-tech medical device the FDA recently gave the go-ahead to could help some people move away from prescription painkillers. Twenty-six percent of Americans who are 20 and older report some type of chronic pain and every day, more ...

 


Chronic pain means a drop of water can be excruciating - Stuff.co.nz



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Chronic pain means a drop of water can be excruciating 
Stuff.co.nz
I have learnt new and interesting words that I didn't even know existed: catastrophising, neuropathic, impacted bowel, brain fog, paranoia, hematologic, musculoskeletal pain, mechanical hypoesthesia, among many others. Unfortunately, I have lost count ...

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Chronic Pain and Substance-Related Disorders - PracticalPainManagement.com



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Chronic Pain and Substance-Related Disorders 
PracticalPainManagement.com
4 Between 3% and 48% of patients who suffer from chronic, noncancer pain also have a current substance abuse disorder. 5 Lifetime prevalence rates (16% to 74%) 5 have been found to be higher than that in the general population (16.7%). 6 As noted, 94 ...

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Managing chronic pain during holiday festivities - Michigan State University Extension



Managing chronic pain during holiday festivities 
Michigan State University Extension
When we are under stress to make everything perfect for our families and friends, and it is cold and damp outside, it seems the aches and pains caused by chronic conditions such as arthritis occur more often. Although exercise is very important in ...

 


Carrying a Load of Debt and Pain, and Determined to Get Stronger - New York Times



Carrying a Load of Debt and Pain, and Determined to Get Stronger 
New York Times
Two years ago, he began experiencing a bombardment of health issues, including joint pain, aches and fatigue. He learned they stemmed from three conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. The medication his doctors ...

 


Oncologist Discusses Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain Management - OncLive



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Oncologist Discusses Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain Management 
OncLive
Researchers are continuously looking for chronic pain relief regimens to counter the painful side effects of cancer treatments. For example, medical marijuana is currently being suggested as an alternative option to traditional opioid medications. ?The ...

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5 Common Chronic Pain Triggers And How To Avoid Them - Bustle



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5 Common Chronic Pain Triggers And How To Avoid Them 
Bustle
Chronic pain affects a massive number of people. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, it affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined, and is the most common cause of long-term disability ...