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.
Yesterday I told you about the Obama Administration's new program aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse and the FDA's new opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies. You can read that announcement here: White House and FDA Announce Plans to Reduce Prescription Drug AbuseWhile I'm all for reducing the abuse of prescription…