Addiction, Drug Abuse & Stigma – How This Fits With Chronic Pain

You may have recently read about Las Vegas entertainer Danny Gans whose untimely death was caused by “acute hydromorphone intoxication” and “chronic pain syndrome” according to the death certificate. The story is incomplete and may never be complete–but, clearly, this talented performer died as a result of taking a powerful painkiller, perhaps without a prescription.…

Details

Migraines and Meditation

Migraines are a common but complex disorder often involving genetic and environmental factors. There are numerous types of migraines: abdominal migraines, ocular migraines, cluster headaches, chronic daily migraines, migraines with or without aura – the list is large. Some migraines are triggered by external stimuli such as chemicals, certain foods or food additives, change in…

Details