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Managing your pain medication use

Tuesday 23 June 2009's Elizabeth Hartney has a written an article about successfully managing pain medication and avoiding addiction:

Dealing with pain is a hassle of daily life for everyone, but for some, it takes over their lives. Seeking relief, many become addicted to the very pain medication that they hope will provide the solution. However, the situation is not hopeless, and you can do a lot to manage your pain more effectively without drugs.

Incidentally, these tips are also helpful if you are using alcohol, another drug, food, sex or any other behavior to try and cope with pain.

You can read the full article here.



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