Author: Kreisler

I'm a Certified Chronic Pain Support Group Leader with U.S Pain Foundation, a Certified Caregiving Consultant in which I help caregivers or persons with disabilities locate where to go, who to talk to or how to organize all the paperwork Involved. Along with four other caregivers we have published three books, 365 Caregiving Tips Practical Tips for Everyday Caregivers, with two available in Spanish. I am also a trifecta caregiver, I care for my mom part time (heart disease and strokes), co-care for my brother in-law, Robert (epilepsy, mobility issues), he also lives with us, finally for myself (severe chronic low back pain) for 27 yrs. I host my own blog site, iCareTalk.net.org and involved with many other sites and blogs. I am a guest on radio shows and have moderated numerous internet shows. I am 55 yr. old, happily married (22 yrs), with two amazing daughters and an awesome son, two black labs and a large (8" dia.) turtle. I enjoy Meditation, Yoga, Photography, Art. My family (including my pets) are my past time. Namaste'

CDC Planning to Update Opioid Guideline in 2021

December 04, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is in the initial stages of updating or expanding its controversial opioid prescribing guideline, which has been widely blamed for patient suffering, abandonment and suicide since its release in 2016. CDC officials outlined their plans today at a meeting in…

Chronic Pain Is an Impossible Problem

A “safe” alternative to opioid painkillers turns out to be not so safe. Posted by: OLGA KHAZAN, DECEMBER 9, 2019 Gabapentin was supposed to be the answer. Chronic pain afflicts about a fifth of American adults, and for years, doctors thought it could be treated with prescription painkillers like Oxycontin. But as the drugs began…