The role of genetics in developing chronic pain is still being researched and better understood. However, there is a tentative belief that a genetic risk factor may exist. Also being examined is the genetics behind the actual condition - the biology of chronic pain. In this case, certain genes and hormones seem to be behind pain.
Within the pain medication family of opiates is methadone. However, even though methadone is an opioid, it is very unique and requires special attention. Because of its uniqueness, many people have questions about methadone. Sometimes a mere mention of this medication sends people into a wide-eyed trance. Let's clear up the confusion with some…