Pain patients left in anguish by doctors ‘terrified’ of opioid addiction

Hypnosis can help ease chronic pain.

 

 

Pain patients left in anguish by doctors ‘terrified’ of opioid addiction

 

“…Chronic pain patients such as Saxbury are becoming increasingly vocal about what they say is a medical community that’s shutting them out. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines in 2016 to cut back prescriptions after years of liberal opioid dispensing contributed to addiction and overdose deaths.

Those guidelines not only influenced doctors – state regulators, health insurers and even disability administrators also have cited these federal guidelines to justify policies that limit pain pill prescriptions… “

 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/06/24/pain-patients-left-anguish-doctors-who-fear-opioid-addiction/1379636001/

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