Tag: Myth

Most People Don’t Actually Feel Euphoric When They Take Opioids, Study Finds

By Nicoletta Lanese – Staff Writer 11 days ago Health Opioids are known to spark feelings of euphoria in users, but does everyone really share the same experience? Opioids jump-start the brain’s reward system, provoking a burst of pleasurable feelings along with a dizzying drug-induced high. At least that’s what scientists used to think. But mounting…

12 Myths About Opioid Pain Medication

December 08, 2017 By Ryle Holder, PharmD, Scott Guess, PharmD, and Forest Tennant, MD, Dr. P.H. Myth #1: Above 100mg of morphine equivalence, opioid pain medications are ineffective. NONSENSE! They have no ceiling in most patients and may remain effective at dosages in the thousands. Myth #2: All pain patients who take over 100mg of morphine equivalence are diverting…

I’ve been posting more articles I find regarding pain, do & don’t, exercises, treatments, etc. all for the main reason of my recent, “Facet Joints Steroid Injections, Bi-Laterally” 2-1/2 weeks ago and the results so far.  This article from WebMD was posted on their site and sent to their follower list yesterday (10/29/16).  If I…