We all feel pain when pricked by a thorn. Patients with “hyperalgesia” have pain to things that do not usually hurt others. As one can imagine, this can be a very stressful way to live, to say the least.
This is a recent article by Dr. Forrest Tennant, MD, a double-American Board Certified doctor in pain and addiction medicine. He gave me permission to re-post his most supportive article for the benefit of patients with chronic pain.
Dr. Tennant puts forth a strong patient advocacy stance and seeks to educate and empower patients. Please feel free to Re-PRESS, Share & Tweet so the encouragement sinks in deep:
May 30, 2017
HYPERALGESIA: NO REASON TO STOP OR REDUCE OPIOIDS
Forest Tennant M.D., Dr. P.H.
Please circulate to patients and families who need guidance on this subject.
One of the excuses that some health practitioners are using to stop opioids is to…
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