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Do You Live With Chronic Pain? Your Right to Adequate Treatment is Under Attack!

Posted by wendyburnett on June 9, 2010

Continue reading Do You Live With Chronic Pain? Your Right to Adequate Treatment is Under Attack! Please do not click on the title to reach the rest of this article – the blog is moving to a new home, and this site only contains an excerpt.

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The state of Washington has passed a bill (SHB 2876) that could limit access to treatment for your pain and set dosage limits on opioid pain medications. This is a serious issue for all of those who live with chronic pain and their families/caregivers, as well as for society as a whole. Inadequate pain control results in more frequent doctor visits, increased work absences, lower productivity, higher rates of disability and an increased need for social programs such as food stamps. It can also cause depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment (difficulty thinking, reasoning, or remembering,) a compromised immune system, chronic stress, an impaired ability to perform everyday tasks such as dressing or housework, limited mobility, disturbed sleep and more. Continue reading Do You Live With Chronic Pain? Your Right to Adequate Treatment is Under Attack!

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