Friday, August 01, 2014

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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.

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Some chronic pain patients, particularly in Florida, are finding it difficult to fill their oxycodone prescriptions at their local pharmacies. Pharmacists are telling them they don't have any oxycodone. But is that true? Maybe, maybe not.   Technically, according to the DEA, there is no shortage of oxycodone. Pharmaceutical companies are…

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, answered hi Hi.  Welcome to HealthCentral's chronic pain site.  Do you have a question?

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Cort, Health Guide, answered Are there any pain treatments for… That's a tough disease - hard to diagnose and hard to treat. Some people…

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