The headlines today are "Pain Pills May Prolong Pain." This is not new news. We have known this for a very long time. We know that when chronic pain is masked, the body is pushed beyond its true ability. When the pain is not respected and the body is forced to overdo, the cause of the pain is agitated instead of encouraged to heal.
The longer pain is allowed to reside in the body, the deeper its roots. Secondary conditions develop at some point and the original problem becomes more complex. Masking Pain, Manifests Pain.
So why is this groundbreaking news today? It is because those who misrepresent drug side effects, Big Pharma, and those who overprescribed pain killers for profit, doctors, have found themselves in lawsuits. Finally the addicted and families of the dead are taking charge and refusing to be victims of the system.
Now that addictions and deaths are of crisis proportions we will see change. Those punished will never represent the true numbers of those who contributed to these crimes, but it is a start. There are two things to remember before you accept drugs into your body. #1.) Properly prescribed drugs are the third largest killer in America, following only cancer and heart disease. #2.) Every recalled drug in America was once approved by the FDA