He is a pain management doctor, and he wants to talk to prospective patients and possibly other doctors or students. where can i turn to. Someone recently suggested a open forum at a college campus, but are there many college students who are interested in relieving pain? please help! Chosen Answer: If there were no [...]
I have regular 500mg Paracetamol tablets and Panadeine tablets that contain 500mg paracetamol and 8mg codeine phosphate. Is that 8 mg of codeine REALLY makes any difference? Is it going to be a significant difference or is it just a trick from pharmaceutical companies to make people feel better phyhologicly? Chosen Answer: Codeine can make [...]
( medicine like tramal ) Chosen Answer: Normal results from acupuncture are relief of pain and/or improvement of the condition being treated. As is true with other forms of medical treatment, a minority of patients do not respond to acupuncture. The reasons for nonresponsiveness are not known at the present stage of research. The purpose [...]
I am in the process of switching from 40mgs of celexa to cymbalta. Just wondering if there are any withdrawal symptoms in the process and if cymbalta really helps with fibromyalgia pain. How long does the process take? Chosen Answer: I work in health-care. I have had patients switched from celexa to cymbalta and they [...]
karen, you’re right about the hypothyroidism (which is common in patients with fibromyalgia). i am being treated for this and am retested frequently to check the levels. thanks! Chosen Answer: Check out The Miracle of Magnesium by Dr Carolyn Dean. It has a very good chapter on FM and discusses natural ways to overcome it.
Help please. Please provide sources if possible Chosen Answer: Opiates and cannabinoids are used frequently in palliative care especially for terminally ill patients. Morphine is generally used for shortness of breath and Methadone is used frequently to help manage severe pain related to lung ca, bone ca, and metastatic ca. ABHR gel (applied topically) is [...]