Prescription painkillers may prolong and worsen pain: Study

Prescription painkillers may prolong and worsen pain: Study

The findings of a new study, which can be described as revolutionary, may soon change the way doctors look at pain and force them to reconsider their decision of prescribing painkillers as treatment. Most prescription opioids are advised by doctors to patients suffering from chronic pain. However, these patients develop tolerance to the opioids over a period of time, eventually making them victims of addiction. Read more