It’s time once again for Tuesday-Newsday! This week the featured blog post is “A Few of My Favorite Things in My Life of Chronic Pain” by Sue Falkner-Wood.
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WARNING: My goal is to provide the most up-to-date news I can, which you can then take to your personal doctor and debate the merits of before you try it. I do not endorse any of the docs, treatments, info, and meds in anything I post nor can I guarantee they are all effective, especially not for everyone. I always include the citation, source, or website so you know where it came from. As is the case with any health info, ALWAYS get your doctor's opinion first!
Patients 13 To 24 Given Opioids For Pain More Than Twice As Likely To Become Addicted If They Have Mental Health Disorder
~Cannabis or marijuana does not slow the progression of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a large medical trial has concluded
~New cannabis pill Idrasil challenges Europe's Sativex spray: it is unique because it's a full-spectrum cannabinoid
*MIGRAINE / HEADACHE
Migraine.com is conducting this study to get a better understanding of how Migraine is managed and treated in the United States today. To take part, click on the headline
DHE: New treatment for migraines involving IV injections administered to a patient over several days in a hospital
Migraines More Likely for People With Celiac Disease: Early research also links headaches to gluten problems, Crohn's disease and colitis
If you have migraines, keeping an accurate journal is an important part of your treatment plan. It helps you and your doctor track your migraine episodes and potential identify patterns and triggers. And now the new and improved Migraine Meter 2.0 for Android and iPhone makes keeping a journal even easier. Click the headline to watch a video about it and learn more. If you use a different app to track your migraines or pain, share about it in the comment below.
*FEATURED BLOG POST
by Sue Falkner-Wood