There is no such thing as a magic pill to fix chronic pain. Years of poor habits, poor eating patterns, and poor sleep amplify the inflammatory response and rewire the brain. Central sensitization, as this is called, occurs as the brain and spinal cord are constantly bombarded until an overly sensitive, amplified, and prolonged pain response becomes "hard-wired" into the nervous system.
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"Even in safety trials for opioid drugs approved by the FDA, serious adverse events—including respiratory depression, death, and drug diversion—are common" and "it approved extended-release oxycodone based on only one adequate and well-controlled study, a 2-week clinical trial in osteoarthritis patients".
Is it worth the risk and long-term side effects?
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Lifestyle and nutrient solutions can help resolve inflammation and chronic pain. We can help guide you towards a healthier life with less pain and more vitality with our MSK Solutions Pain Recovery Program - a nutrition and lifestyle program designed to help reduce pain signals while eliminating the underlying causes of inflammation.
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