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I assumed I was in so much pain because I needed another increase of drug dose; it never occurred to me that the pain medicines were not working, says Louise Trewern

Louise Trewern, opioid painkillers, exercise, fibromyalgia, arthritis digest, pain medicineSix years ago, I went into my local community hospital for a rapid taper of high dose prescription opioids, due to my deteriorating health. I had been on prescription opioids for over 12 years for pain due to fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. As well as severe pain, I was sensitive to absolutely everything. I couldn’t even bear the cat walking across my lap.
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