No one wants to be in pain and therefore it is important to work on preventing chronic pain from starting, or at leat continuing. Prevention typically entails taking care of your body. This means using proper posture, caring for sore feet, keeping warm and understanding the pain cycle and what triggers your pain.
The CDC released the findings of their new study published last week in The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology indicating that taking opioid painkillers such as codeine, hydrocodone or oxycodone shortly before or during early pregnancy may increase the risk of birth defects. If you find yourself in this situation, please don't…