Geez Bet you make me sound like a man instead of a shrink inking Midlife giant genetic flaw but I truly do appreciate the compliments they hekp,I'm Just going thru a faze where i am not coping so well with whats happening to my body,I will get over it and find an emotional balance again.
As far as the community i chip in what and where i can and hope that it helps the person find resources or DOCTORS OR JUST SOMEBODY TO HEAR THEIR PAIN!
There is a group of thirty seven Doctors, Companies. and Researchers that are petitioning the FDA to change the labels on Opiates so that they can no longer be prescribed for MODERATE PAIN and unless you are a cancer patient for SEVERE PAIN the longest you can take Opiates is 90 Days, this group of idiots thinks this is the way to control the drug problem in society, so we thought the stories out of Florida where bad YIKES so far the FDA is not giving these thirty seven and their petition any traction with this idea but we should all beware that there are people out there with definite ideas about no treatment what so ever for those of us in chronic pain and we must be vigilant in guarding our right to pain relief and a quality of life because the time to act is before they snatch it away not after. Its being proactive rather than reactive, "an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure"View Thread
i have no small step for man, but i have 6 tires for mankind,Watch your Toes!
The FDA has added to the Watch list two other products that are occasionally prescribed in pain conditions. Forest Pharmaceutical's milnacipran (Savella), used in the management of fibromyalgia, has been identified as a drug that needs to be monitored for the potential of incurring homicidal ideation. Pfizer's gabapentin (Neurontin) has been reportedly linked to an increase in blood creatine phosphokinase levels and rhabdomyolysis. The FDA will continue to monitor these drugs through the Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS) before determining if they are truly associated with a health risk.View Thread
i have no small step for man, but i have 6 tires for mankind,Watch your Toes!
I do not have Fibro i have multiple neuromuscular disease' s that although they are genetic in most i was an accident by nature and i live with pain to some degree everyday, some days i use my break through meds like tic tac's and others i barely need them. the biggest thing that a person living with any kind of chronic pain weather wild or mild is to do something every day that makes it a quality day quanity of days is unknown to all of us and even more so a guessing game for some of us- so something everyday to make it a quality day to many days whir past pain patients and they don't think about anything but the pain-start living like your going to die tomorrow and make every day special in its own way.
AMES consider yourself lucky,I DO i have a great Pain Management Specialist who has done nothing but pain care for the last 27 years and i use the Fentanyl patch and love it !! and i say consider yourself lucky because chew on these two facts,
There are 20 million Americans who deal with chronic pain daily.
There are 3,300 licensed Pain Management Specialists in the United States.
so think about all the Americans who are getting NO treatment or under treatment or are having to buy drugs on the street or Alcohol to self medicate to get through another day !!
And i agree most Chronic pain people should have at the very least a therapist to see as need because pain and the greater disease's that cause that pain are burdens that we shoulder and sometimes its really helpful and healthy to have someone to unload those issues to. In my Case i have no living Family so my therapist is a requirement in my life you might say.
I'm in a wheelchair so grabbers are things that are marketed directly at us. They all have Pro's and Con's to them nobody has gotten together and made one that is the "Ultimate", But i will say buying them at local stores wether it be Pharmacies or Medical Supply stores they "soak" your wallet you can buy every make and model you can think of on Amazon starting at .99 and going up from there and if you aren't a normal online shopper at Amazon if you purchase $25.00 of merchandise the shipping is free so when you need so stuff around the house order it from Amazon it will cost you less and you can buy a couple of different grabbers looking for your "favorite" version of grabber.
well if it helps any 43 of the 50 States you have to have a letter from your Doctor in order to keep or renew your license if you take Narcotics and the other 7 States are changing there laws to be like the other 43 States and as soon as the Federal prescription Database goes live they will not rely on you answering honestly,the little dweebs at Motor Vehicles will be able to look up your social Security number and see how many prescriptions you have had filled for for non OTC "pain med's" and will hand you a form and tell you to have the prescribing Doctor fill it out, basically the doctor decides weather your med's will impair your ability to drive a vehicle or not and then writes a script for you to drive or not. And if you can you get a license if you can not you get a Non Driver resident I.D. card. now i might be pessimistic or overly cynical but how many Doctors are going to allow Patients to drive knowing that they staked there medical license on it, and if you get in a horrible accident and somebody dies that doctor is gonna get sued for something by somebody related to the fatality in the car accident, and that is the first thing the Doctors malpractice insurance company is gonna tell them your policy premium is going to quadruple the first time you write a script for a patient to drive. Beep Beep
If you must drink and drive use a straw and make it ice water. a Message from Smokey the Bear!
Bet Forget the melted makeup you and any sweating.
You could be climbing out of a mud hole in the Missisippi delta and you would still be ravishing , a body is a mere vessel to the greater things that are within The Heart Mind And Soul.
Each one of us are formed by our experiences, Our Mentor's and the billions of little bits of information we observe yet dont even realize that we are "taking it all in" in our childhood and young adult stages, and thru all that we grew got the short end of the stick by having to make chronic pain and disability part of our lives, but even with that extra measure of burden that you carry trying to keep that pain to a dull roar maintain as much of a "normal" life as able you still make time to come here and share with others your knowledge your Faith and Your Heart-------- so thats the Long form of "No Make Up Required" lying on the couch in the birthday suit and sweaty giving support to somebody on the laptop no problem!
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