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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Top 10 Medications that Can Cause Pain

Doctors are often asked to diagnose the cause of pain. Sometimes the cause is as close as the medication list. A number of medications can potentially lead to pain. The most common pains are: joint pains, muscle pains, stomach pains and headaches. Check your medication list to see if you might be experiencing drug-induced pain from one of these... Read moreChevron
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

September 2014: Chronic Pain Awareness Activities

September is Pain Awareness Month and a number of chronic pain organizations are sponsoring events and activities to help spread the word about chronic pain and the toll it takes on the lives of those who suffer with it.   There was a time – not too long ago – when people living with chronic pain were pretty much on their own.... Read moreChevron
robefc1980

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HELP! Severe pain

Hi Really hoping somebody could help here as I am struggling to get the right help from our national health service here in the UK. My dear old dad - 75 - has been suffering with severe pain in his body for around six weeks. He was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer around 9 years ago and underwent hormone treatment and radiotherapy... Read moreChevron
posted 09/07/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Tramadol Now a Schedule IV Drug

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has officially designated tramadol as a Schedule IV substance under the Controlled Substance Act, effective August 18, 2014. On the federal level, until this action, tramadol was an unscheduled prescription medication. However, a number of states had already proactively reclassified it as a controlled... Read moreChevron
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Going Back to School without Back Pain

Millions of children are heading back to school now, and nearly one quarter of these young people have low back pain. How can someone so young already be experiencing pain? Children are at risk for back pain if there is a family history of back pain. Girls are at higher risk than boys. Although family history and gender are not risks that can be... Read moreChevron
posted 08/23/2014, comments (0)|

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