There are so many different pain medications out there now that are available without a doctor's prescription for the treatment of what are called minor aches … [Read more...] about The Different Types Of Over The Counter Pain Medication
I have Myasthenia Gravis (MG) and Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). I have a great deal of pain with the AS, and the MG is causing breathing problems. I have not … [Read more...] about What Can Be Done To Treat The Pain Of Chronic Illness?
I have been treated for the past two years with antidepressants, as well as Ativan and Darvocet for what my doctor is calling fibromyalgia. I have been off … [Read more...] about Can You Stop Taking Pain Medications For Fibromyalgia?
Is there a shot or patches that I can take for postherpetic neuralgia? Postherpetic neuralgia refers to the pain, which can be very severe, that persists after … [Read more...] about What Is Postherpetic Neuralgia And How Is It Treated?
I have re-occurring kidney stones from time to time. They disappear for one to two years, then come back with a vengeance for two weeks. I seem to be getting … [Read more...] about Why Are Doctors Reluctant To Prescribe Adequate Pain Medication?
At some point in life, 9 out of 10 people will suffer from back pain. In most cases, the trouble will be in the lower back, with sciatica a common … [Read more...] about What Is Sciatica And What Are The Treatments?
When it comes to medications, you cannot be too careful about the possibility of interactions. The medicines we take are powerful aids in relieving symptoms and … [Read more...] about Food And Prescription Drug Interactions
I have been using painkillers for over a year. What are the dangers from long-term use? It depends on the type of painkiller and the dose. Large doses of … [Read more...] about Are Pain Killers Safe Over Long Term?
Missy is a 30-year-old woman who admits to having abused prescription painkillers for several years. "I was first introduced to narcotic painkillers when I had … [Read more...] about Addiction – When The Pain Is Gone But The Craving Remains
Knee pain is a common problem. The knee joint takes a lot of pounding every day. Some people can run daily and never have any pain or problems. Many others are … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Treatment For Knee Pain?
If you asked a chronic pain sufferer to list a few words that describe what life with constant pain is like, the words "misery" and "torment" would be high on … [Read more...] about Living With Pain Becomes More Common