Tag: pain relievers

In 2016, 64 million prescriptions for gabapentin were dispensed with little evidence it actually works.

In 2016, 64 million prescriptions for gabapentin were dispensed with little evidence it actually works. Gabapentin, opioids and  other drugs  are continually dispensed for pain relief by physicians, even though these medications long term solve nothing for the patients who take them.  On the other hand, opioids have fueled healthcare costs due to addiction and other long term problems caused by addiction.  Patients have been discovering CBD which if found in hemp which relieves pain affordably and naturally without the side effects of medications that are designed to relieve pain. Medical providers are often looking for other uses of approved drugs, Read More »

Over The Counter Pain reliever safety; Web MD offers advice on what to consider before you take these meds.

Over The Counter Pain reliever safety; Web MD offers advice on what to consider before you take these meds. OTC (Over The Counter ) pain meds have been around for years, and have a perceived level of safety. While there is a growing trend for many people to abandon medication and use methods like chiropractic care to get to the root of why they hurt, OTC medications are often used for temporary relief while at work or at home. It is quite likely that the new Obamacare exchange plans with their high deductibles already resulting in many more people putting Read More »