Tag: pain relief

Doctors May Be Overprescribing Opioids After Surgeries

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many patients who are prescribed opioids after surgery could get the same level of...

Opioids After Dental Work May Be Dangerous

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Getting a prescription for an opioid painkiller from your dentist could put you or...

How Much Pain Relief Is Real, How Much Is Placebo?

By Denise Mann               HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — CBD is all the rage, and millions...

Pot May Not Be the Best Rx for a Migraine

MONDAY, March 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If you decide to try pot to relieve your migraine, new research suggests you could be asking for...

Pot Users Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers: Study

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana users appear to need more anesthesia than nonusers, and also more...

New Guidelines Urge OTC Painkillers, Not Opioids

That emphasis on topical painkillers — and stance on opioids — are good to see, according to Dr. Houman Danesh, a pain management specialist who...