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

Why Chronic Pain Plus Chronic Fatigue And Not Fibromyalgia?

Why Chronic Pain Plus Chronic Fatigue And Not Fibromyalgia

I initially wondered why I wasn’t diagnosed with Fibromyalgia seeing as I have chronic pain plus chronic fatigue, but there are some differences as to why it isn’t Fibromyalgia. I have suffered from severe pain for decades and only got a diagnosis in the last few years which was diagnosed as just “chronic pain” as … Read more

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