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Do Americans Overuse Opiates?

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 09:35 -- SoberAmarillo

Evidence would seem to say yes.   Per person we use 3-5 times the amount of any other country.  So, what do we do?  Is there another way?  Do we have options?  What is the rest of the world doing to manage pain that we are not doing?  Oddly enough, did you know the use of opiate based pain relief actually makes pain stronger in people if used over time.  Here is one alternative method supported by research.  Don’t take my word for it:

http://www.medicaldaily.com/mindful-meditation-opioid-based-pain-relief-lower-addiction-rates-378112