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8 09, 2013

Tips to help us deal with chronic pain (Part Two)

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Let's not beat-around-the-bush.  In no particular order, here is my list of pain management suggestions I've saved from readers over the years: - Don't be afraid to take over-the-counter and/or prescribed pain medications.  Seems simple enough, but you would be surprised to know how many people don't follow this advice; my wife and father are

27 01, 2013

Proposed FDA regs may hurt (literally!) myeloma patients

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Most of you understand how important pain management options are for myeloma patients.  I know dozens of survivors (including me!) living with chronic and sometimes severe pain caused by lesion ravaged bones.  Broken legs, shattered ribs, collapsing vertebrae are all common.  So I'm always concerned when proposals are made to limit access to pain medication.