Severe Chronic Pain
Do you suffer from Severe Chronic Pain It can be a lifestyle roadblock for someone who is suffering from this condition. Severe Chronic Pain can affect your overall physical activity, it may also affect whether you can work or not. Some examples of chronic conditions are low back pain, arthritis, osteoarthiritis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic migraines, headaches, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, nerve damage, painful peripheral neuropathy, knee pain, degenerative disc disease, gout, cystinuria, carpal tunnel syndrome
Chronic pain is a leading medical condition for medical marijuana patients
According to The New Mexico Department Health (NMMCP), severe chronic pain is the 2nd highest medical condition for medical marijuana patients currently in the program; following right behind Post Traumatic Stress Disorder #PTSD.
Opioids are classified as narcotic medication. They work by binding to opioid receptors in the brain, spinal cord, and other areas of the body. These types of drugs reduce the sending of pain messages to the brain and reduce feelings of pain. Common names of opioids are:
Does not play well with others
Combining opioids with other drugs is strictly prohibited due to the nature of side effects by doing so. Here is a list of drugs that should never be mixed with opioid medication
- Benzodiazepines (such as Xanax and Valium), unless specifically advised by your doctor
- Muscle relaxants (such as Soma or Flexeril), unless specifically advised by your doctor
- Hypnotics (such as Ambien or Lunesta), unless specifically advised by your doctor
- Other prescription opioid pain relievers
According to WebMD you are more likely to become addicted to opioid medication if you had any of the following:
- Previous history of addictions to prescription medication or drugs like heroine
- Addiction to alcohol and tobacco
- Family history of addiction
- History of mood disorders like depression, bipolar, and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Benzos – benzodiazepines
another class of drugs that are used to treat pain with the same potential for addiction are benzodiazepines commonly called “Benzos.” Benzos are also known as tranquilizers
some of the common names for benzos are the following: Ativan, Klonopin, Valium, and Xanax.
Doctors may prescribe these drugs for medical conditions such as seizure control, muscle relaxation, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal. Many Americans would rather stay away from the dangers associated with opioid, and benzo medications and would rather use medical marijuana to relieve their pain.
Opioid-free pain relief through MMJ
Opioid narcotics as well as benzos and their conditions have caused a lot patients to look for alternative medicine such as medical marijuana. We can help you get a medical marijuana card.
Severe Chronic Pain treatment with Medical Marijuana
Medical marijuana has far greater medical benefits and fewer side effects when compared to prescription pain relievers (opiods and benzos). If you are tired of taking unwanted narcotic medication, please call us at 505-990-3978. We can help you get a medical marijuana card at a very affordable price.
As science and technology progress, more and more benefits for medical marijuana will become prevalent. As a society, we have the right to choose how to treat our medical conditions.
Freedom from prescription pain killers, call us 505-990-3978
By far, there are a huge number of people who are tired of the prescription pain medication. If you suffer from chronic pain in New Mexico, we can help you get your medical cannabis card. Call us to start the process 505-990-3978