For me these hard problems to be able to approach them with the intention of alleviating suffering in a large patient population, and globally – the opportunity to create accessible, safe and efficacious products to go after and train, to unlock the body’s immune system and actually solve these problems… Continue Reading What if you were immune to chronic pain? Vaccines could make it happen. | Lou Reese

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Long-term Opioid Therapy Reconsidered Addiction is NOT Rare in Pain Patients Brought to you by: Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing Myth: Addiction to opioids is rare in chronic pain patients who receive long-term opioid therapy. RUSSELL PORTENOY, MD So many doctors were taught in school that if patients had real… Continue Reading Opioids for Chronic Pain: Addiction is NOT Rare

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— Maine has one of the highest overdose rates in the country… — Mr. Speaker, no one living in Maine today can ignore the addiction epidemic that is upon us. — …and the state has responded aggressively, by passing one of the nation’s strictest laws on prescribing opioids. It caps… Continue Reading Maine’s Strict Opioid Law Is Harming Chronic Pain Patients | World of Hurt (HBO)

[Music] [TEXT: Opioid Overdose Epidemic] [Male voiceover speaking] While the opioid overdose epidemic originated in the late 1990’s from an increase in the misuse of prescription opioids, it is currently largely driven by heroin and synthetic opioids. [Graphic: US map with opioid deaths in 2016] In 2016, opioids were involved… Continue Reading Office-based Buprenorphine Treatment for OUD

So what are the do’s and the don’ts when taking a homeopathic remedy? So where a homeopathic remedy is taken is often orally, alright? In a very-very sick individual or in a baby, one could use olfaction as a method but for all intents and purposes remedies are taken orally.… Continue Reading What are the do’s and don’ts when taking a homeopathic remedy?

[MUSIC PLAYING] Frequently, my back pain was so severe, and it was difficult to lie down. It was difficult to get up. So I think over the years, the pain began to exacerbate before I began to do anything about it. Tai Chi was a mystical and strange subject. And… Continue Reading Back Pain: How One Veteran Found Relief | Consumer Reports