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Chronic pain


November 1, 2019

Chronic pain: pain lasting longer than 12 weeks. Lance Frazer addresses the problem in his article in Legion Magazine.

We’ve seen the lawsuit, heard the verdict, and accept the proof that opioid addiction is a real and alarming cause of death. Danielle Perret of the University of California at Irvine says, “While short courses (of opioid use) may be of value, once you pass the 5-to-7 day mark, you enter the realm of heightened risk of addiction.” Research shows that women are more likely to suffer chronic pain and the incidence is greater in older adults, adults living in poverty and...

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