Chronic Pain Is Not All The Same

Chronic Pain Is Not All The Same

One thing that a lot of people seem to not realise is that pain levels vary between people and severities in chronic pain. Just because you have chronic pain and so does the next person, that doesn’t mean your pain is the same as theirs! Pain levels vary dramatically.You can have chronic pain and it … Read more

NICE Telling Doctors Not To Prescribe Opioids For Chronic Pain

NICE Telling Doctors Not To Prescribe Opioids For Chronic Pain

Please take action by giving your feedback to NICE before 5pm 14th September 2020. NICE (who give guidance to the NHS which doctors follow) are reviewing the guidelines for chronic pain and making it worse yet again for us. They are now advising against the use of all painkillers and most medications in draft guidelines!They … Read more

After Fentanyl There Is Nothing For My Chronic Pain On The NHS

After Fentanyl There Is Nothing For My Chronic Pain On The NHS

I recently spoke to my doctor for my 3 weekly review. I told him that the withdrawal is starting up again even at changing the patches every 48 hours (I was getting withdrawal previously around 50-52 hours). I sometimes feel it starting before I change my patch or most usually it starts about 30 mins … Read more

Cannabis DOES Work For Chronic Pain!

Cannabis DOES Work For Chronic Pain!

This is something that many chronic pain sufferers including myself will tell you and many countries (or in the case of the USA, many States) also know this and let chronic pain sufferers get access to medical cannabis. By saying cannabis I am talking about actual cannabis which contains THC and CBD. CBD alone is … Read more

When The Painkillers Stop

When The Painkillers Stop

I worry often about what will happen when I am no longer able to get the Matrifen or an equivalent.Matrifen is the only thing that touched the pain that I can get on prescription. I get chills and sweats on the night before I change my patch which is awful but that is because it … Read more

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