When I first started writing about health issues, I would casually mention how some people find their sleep disturbed by pain, but I didn’t really think much about it, or what the effects can be. Today I find myself in that category due to a lifelong problem that used to
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Research shows that 50 percent of older adults who live independently and 75-85 percent of seniors in care facilities experience chronic pain.
Opioid Treatment. Treatment with opioids can reduce chronic pain. But, with opioid treatment over the long term comes the possibility of addiction or accidental overdose. In 2013, 55 million