Daily Archives: March 6, 2018

Finally, proof: opioids are no better than Tylenol for treating some chronic pain – Vox

Wow! It says at a year, patients actually have more pain if they’re on opioids! If this is really true then the whole opioid addiction crisis could have been avoided! Sad.

www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/3/6/17082590/opioids-tylenol-chronic-pain-study

A first-of-its-kind study compared opioids to non-opioid drugs in patients with persistent back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis. Its results are devastating.

Anxiety Attack

I had a really bad episode last night.  I’m not sure what kicked it off–i didn’t feel great through the day but after navigating traffic yesterday to drop my youngest off at dance.  i started feeling really, really bad.  It just kind of piled up until I thought I was going to have to go to the hospital.  I can’t get in to Dr. Bishop today because he is booked but I can go tomorrow and see him at 2 p.m.  Hopefully i can see him then.  If I start feeling bad again today, I’m just going to go straight to the hospital.

Please pray that this won’t happen again today.  I’m feeling all right for right now but I don’t know what will happen later today.  I just know this is awful-feeling and I want it to stop.

Penny Positive #69

From An Optimist’s Calendar

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