Cannabis Withdrawal

Cannabis Withdrawal

In light of Dr. Mel Pohl’s recent interview on KNPR regarding legalization of marijuana in the state of Nevada, we felt it was important to dig deeper into some the adverse effects cannabis can cause. Sleep disturbance, nausea, vomiting, severe anxiety, moodiness, irritability and depression. All classic heroin or prescription opiate withdrawal symptoms. However, this…

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Dr. Mel Pohl, Chronic Pain Expert, Addresses New Prescribing Guide For Opioids in Primary Care

Dr. Mel Pohl, Chronic Pain Expert, Addresses New Prescribing Guide For Opioids in Primary Care

The Centers for Disease Control has proposed evidence-based clinical guidelines for prescribing opioids in primary care. These guidelines would support increased education of those who write these prescriptions, hopefully leading them to more judicious opioid prescribing. With these guidelines, the CDC is encouraging careful and thoughtful opioid prescribing by primary care practitioners treating patients with…

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