ALTERNATIVES TO PAINKILLERS
While medical technology is at its most advanced point in history, an adverse effect of medical advancements has been a tendency to attempt to “medicate away” every problem that patients have. That is a flawed approach, as one cannot turn to a pill to solve every medical problem. And in the case of physical pain, medicating this health problem often has devastating side effects.
It’s no mystery that millions of Americans struggle with pain. But when the painkillers that they are prescribed end up being addictive and potentially lethal, where can Americans turn to for effective and safe pain relief?