As the suicide rate increases in pain patients being withheld pain medicine, we will all be labeled “addicts”, when the truth is, the government now feels the need to dictate to doctors how much pain medication we are and are not allowed to have. #PeopleWithPainMatter
Over the next few blogs, we’ll be sharing a series of stories of people whose pain became so severe after the CDC “guidelines” were released and the States rushed to enact even tougher laws in an effort to show “progress” towards curbing the heroin crisis, causing a chain reaction of media hype meant to stigmatize and further antagonize chronic pain patients. This, along with attitudes from some physicians that regardless of whether the patient will decline, opioids will be reduced significantly or discontinued all together due to the government’s new opinions and instructions on opioid treatment for long-term use.
For many people, they know what type of pain they were in prior to the implementation of a pain management plan consisting of opioid treatment in conjunction with other modalities which was working nicely for them. For the majority of these patients, the pain never “goes away”, it just gets…
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