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Prescription Drug Abuse & Pain Relief

RT offers a natural alternative
to unnecessary drug use and abuse

Prescription drug abuse
is fastest growing drug problem

in the United State
s.

The US has been manipulated into becoming a polypharmacy nation. In just one decade, from 1992 to 2002, the number of prescriptions written increased by 61 percent and the number of opiate prescriptions increased by almost 400 percent

The problem becomes more threating with each passing year

consider the following:

Relieving Pain in America
by
The Institute of Medicine

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Pain is a major driver for visits to physicians, a major reason for taking medications, a major cause of disability and a key factor in quality of life and productivity

Given the burden of pain in human lives, dollars and social consequences, relieving pain should be a national priority

Because pain varies from patient to patient, healthcare providers should increasingly aim at tailoring pain care to each person’s experience, and self-management of pain should be promoted



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