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Addressing Chronic Pain in the United States Armed Forces - PracticalPainManagement.com



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Addressing Chronic Pain in the United States Armed Forces 
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3 In one of the first studies to quantify the impact of recent wars on the prevalence of pain and narcotic use among soldiers, a survey of one of the Army's leading units showed that 44% of the deployed soldiers had chronic pain, and 15% of these ...

 


YouDocs: A little help for chronic pain - Defiance Crescent News



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YouDocs: A little help for chronic pain 
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Q: I took a new job, and now my health insurance plan won't cover my old pain medication. (I deal with chronic pain after losing a vertebra in a car accident.) But long-acting morphine is covered. I don't know if I can do my job on that kind of ...

 


Chronic pain sufferers feel new regulations on opioid prescriptions - Daily Press



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Chronic pain sufferers feel new regulations on opioid prescriptions 
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Haywood suffers from chronic pain. Unlike acute pain that comes after an injury or signals a possible problem in the body, chronic pain persists. With chronic pain, the pain signals keep firing in the nervous system for weeks, months, even years ...

 


A Fresh Look at Opioid Antagonists in Chronic Pain Management - PracticalPainManagement.com



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A Fresh Look at Opioid Antagonists in Chronic Pain Management 
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Opioid antagonists, such as naltrexone and naloxone, may help reduce side effects and address drug deficiencies in chronic pain treatment.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder & Chronic Pain - PracticalPainManagement.com



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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder & Chronic Pain 
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Obsessive compulsive and related disorders (OCD) now have their own assessment and treatment plans, yet patients with chronic pain may be suppressing ...

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Aging Well: Addressing your chronic pain - Thehour.com



Aging Well: Addressing your chronic pain 
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Many seniors think chronic pain is a normal, expected part of aging, but it's not and should not go untreated. Why? Because chronic pain can severely impact daily activities, making it difficult for seniors to move with ease and enjoy their hard-earned ...

 


A Eulogy For The Person I Was Before I Got Sick - BuzzFeed News



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A Eulogy For The Person I Was Before I Got Sick 
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I've been living with chronic pain since I was around 15 years old. It was less severe back then ? more of an occasional distraction compared to what it is now. It seemed easier to deal with; I think I still believed that I would grow out of it. Now ...

 


What Makes Buprenorphine Risky for Pain Patients - Pain News Network



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What Makes Buprenorphine Risky for Pain Patients 
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Ironically, these restrictions do not apply when buprenorphine is prescribed off-label for pain, leading some physicians and patients to turn to buprenorphine for chronic pain as class II opioids become increasingly unavailable. Yet without training on ...

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'Opiophobia' Leaves Millions Dying in Chronic Pain - Pain News Network



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'Opiophobia' Leaves Millions Dying in Chronic Pain 
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More than 25 million people ? most of them poor and living in developing countries ? die each year in severe pain because they have little or no access to morphine and other painkillers, according to a new report. A special commission created by The ...
US Opioid Epidemic: While America Pops Pills, Developing Countries Suffer in Pain Newsweek

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Why NJ patients with chronic pain still can't get medical marijuana - Philly.com



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Why NJ patients with chronic pain still can't get medical marijuana 
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Five months ago, a New Jersey health panel voted in favor of dramatically expanding the list of conditions that may be treated with cannabis. Chronic pain, Alzheimer's, autism, anxiety, migraines, and other maladies should be added to the list of 13 ...
Medical marijuana patients report reduction in use of prescription drugs Chicago Tribune

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