Can Drug Addiction be Prevented?

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Can Drug Addiction be Prevented?

Doctors at addiction clinic, Pompano Beach as well as various experts have been figuring out the very nature of drug addiction – a type of substance abuse disorder. Debates continue about whether, or not this disease can be prevented. For some, the tendency to abuse drugs may be ingrained in their system. Genetics, or a… Read more »

Living With Spinal Stenosis: How to Best Manage the Condition

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Living With Spinal Stenosis: How to Best Manage the Condition

Spinal Stenosis occurs when the small canal in the spinal cord compresses and narrows thus causing pain, numbness or tingling in the neck, lower back or legs. This condition may be the result of a complication from osteoarthritis. However, spinal stenosis may also occur because of a spinal injury, abnormal growth or tumor within the… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know About Suboxone Treatment

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5 Things You Should Know About Suboxone Treatment

Suboxone is a prescription medication that is used to treat people who have developed an addiction to illegal or prescription opioids. The medication contains buprenorphine and naloxone substances. Buprenorphine is a substance that blocks opiate receptors, thus reducing a person’s desire to use opioids. Naloxone is a substance that helps reverse opioid overdose. When both… Read more »

5 Conditions That Can Be A Potential Cause of Your Pain

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5 Conditions That Can Be A Potential Cause of Your Pain

Anyone can experience physical pain, but every person perceives pain differently and their tolerance varies.  Some may experience extreme pain and some may feel lesser pain from the same condition. This is the reason why pain, at times, is difficult to diagnose – it is a subjective feeling. Suffering from any type of pain for… Read more »

Pain in the workplace and how to cope with it

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Pain in the workplace and how to cope with it

Did you know that chronic pain is one of the most common reasons adults seek medical care in North America? When the CDC analyzed 2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data, the findings were staggering: an estimated 20.4% (50.0 million) of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8.0% of U.S. adults (19.6 million) had high-impact… Read more »

Are painkillers good for you?

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Are painkillers good for you?

Dealing with pain on regular basis is an experience many people have to face. There are so many individuals for whom pain has became a fixed part of their life – so much so that they wake up in the morning, expecting the pain to occur. But does pain really have to play such an… Read more »

Pain Medication Addiction – A New Public Enemy

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Pain Medication Addiction - A New Public Enemy

Did you know that: The US makes up 5 percent of the world’s population, yet consumes approximately 80 percent of the world’s prescription opioid drugs? Prescription opioid drugs contribute to 40 percent of all US opioid overdose deaths? Prescription opioid overdose rates are highest among people ages 25 to 54 years? Suboxone Treatment can be… Read more »