Pain management is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Research shows that women are more likely to be prescribed opioids than men and tend to become persistent users of opioids.
Your feet bear your weight, so it's no surprise they sometimes hurt. But, do you know what's causing the foot pain and whether it could indicate something serious?
Whether you're considering consulting your doctor about medical marijuana or navigating your way around your neighborhood's new dispensary, here are 20 weed words to expand your cannabis vocabulary.
A sensitivity to gluten in the diet has been tied to the nerve damage known as neuropathy, and a new study seems to strengthen that link.
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These days, CBD—cannabidiol, a chemical derived from cannabis—is being sold in many forms and used for many things. Find out what women are using it for.
Women are more likely to be diagnosed with chronic pain and yet, when we ask for pain management help, we’re more apt to be told that the problem is "all in our head."
Opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, continue to harm women and families. Women are at greater risk for OUD because of biologic differences, and women also have higher rates of chronic pain.
Researchers found that CBD, or cannabidiol, did not react with either of two commercially available tests used to screen for marijuana use. However, another cannabis compound did. Learn more.
The majority of women living with chronic pain say it affects their ability to live a full and active life. Learn more about what women shared during our boutron survey.
One woman’s story about how her pharmacist made her feel wrong for taking opioids for her cancer pain.
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My hope is that a reckoning for chronic pain in women is not far off. Improved awareness and targeted research will elevate chronic pain’s status from “invisible” to “visible,” leading to faster diagnoses and will end long-term suffering.
The basics on how to successfully transition back to full productivity at your job while living with chronic pain.
Products with CBD (cannabidiol) are being widely sold, but there are unknown risks to the health of women, breast-feeding infants, or a developing fetus.
Both over-the-counter and prescription medicines are frequently recommended and used for pain relief, but there are safe and effective alternatives for pain management.