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Case Study: When Chronic Pain Leads to a Dangerous Addiction

Really interesting article about opiod use. Even the well-educated can become addicted when the pain gets too bad. Let’s hope CBD and its concentrates become more widespread.

Have you ever met someone in this situation? Could you help them?

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That reminds me, this article just came out too claiming that 1 in 5 people with a 10 day supply of opiods will become long term users:

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This article came out today as well:

Looks like doctors are the real gateway drug.

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On a somewhat related note, there is a strong correlation of pain medication with cardiac arrest, even if you control for certain behaviors or sicknesses. Granted, just a correlation, not a causation, but it’s worth considering.

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