What You Need to Know About Hyperalgesia

Male doctor assesses male patient for possible hyperalgesia symptoms

According to the American Psychological Association, the misuse of prescription drugs has risen during the COVID 19 pandemic. People have turned to opioids and stimulants in an attempt to cope with conditions like anxiety and depression. While these drugs can be helpful when used as prescribed, they can also cause harm if they’re misused. Physicians […]

When Seniors Become Victims of Opioid Dependence, This Is the Kind of Help They Need

Opioid dependence and painkiller abuse have become significant issues among people over 65 years of age. Since 2002, the number of older adults misusing opioids has doubled, according to a 2017 report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Older adults commonly suffer from many painful degenerative conditions that invariably require some kind […]