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Common Opiate Pain Medications: Naming and Composition

Zyp
  • By Zyp · New reply November 2, 2013
  • 43 replies
  • I've noticed some confusion about the differences between the most common generic and brand-name opiates, so I've put together a document with what I hope is information that explains what's actually ...

Off-topic: Incredible luck preventing forest fire

Zyp
  • By Zyp · New reply November 1, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • This is off-topic, but I was able to do something I didn't think I could do. Under all my pain there are still functioning body parts that can be rallied to serve when it's absolutely necessary. Plus ...

Muscle spasms

Aly_Nicole
  • By Aly_Nicole · New reply October 31, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • The other day I was sitting in my porch and I have always gotten random muscle spasms but that day I got one in my head ad it was the worst pain in the world at first I didn't know what it was I just ...

Choosing Life

PicturePocket
  • By PicturePocket · New reply October 29, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • The diagnosis couldn't have come at a worse time. My boyfriend of three years and I had decided to get married and start a family. Six months before the wedding, my brother encouraged me to get tested ...

23 year old EDS patient ready to give up. Please help

Sakarihana2
  • By Sakarihana2 · New reply October 29, 2013
  • 41 replies
  • Hello I cant even write my whole story here so I'll just start by telling you I'm a 23 year old Nursing Student at the University of Rhode Island. I have spent my entire life searching for answers and ...

i hate drs

Lydiadeetz
  • By Lydiadeetz · Posted October 29, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I hate going to drs because I been diagnosed with so much and it took a lifetime to finally be diagnosed with eds and for years they kept saying when I was a little girl they said I was lazy when I was ...

F.D.A. Urging a Tighter Rein on Painkillers

Zyp
  • By Zyp · New reply October 29, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • This morning's headline article in the NY Times really saddens me. We pain patients try so hard to fight rulings like this, but no matter how much we comment and protest, this issue is being fought out ...

The need God's Peace that surpasses all understanding

ChildOfJobsGod
  • By ChildOfJobsGod · New reply October 27, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • It is interesting to note that the spiritual issue I struggle with the most is trusting in the Lord and not stressing out about stuff. That carcinoid syndrome I mentioned in the last post causes very ...

My EDS Questions

hollyLbery13
  • By hollyLbery13 · New reply October 25, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Hi I am holly i am new to this web sight. I have a lot of questions about my EDS type 4 I want to learn more. But at the same time i also scared because my mom died from this .and there might be some ...

EDS SUPPORT MEETING TODAY

lori326
  • By lori326 · Posted October 19, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Lancaster pa,EDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETING. Harrisburg pike,lancaster suburban out patient pavilion,from 3-5 pm,3rd floor conference room. lebalori@yahoo.com if coming,or call 717-333-4046 Lori ...

Some small steps

snapcracklebendy
  • By snapcracklebendy · New reply October 18, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I'm just gonna try to have some positive moments here, because today is a really bad pain day and I'm finding that anger has come with it - I'm just super volatile and want to crush everything, hulk-style ...

New to this

hermanrux
  • By hermanrux · New reply October 18, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • I have daughter who is 10 that has EDS. I am looking for some insight on how to handle her pain now that she is beginning to play in sports. She complains of her ankles and knees hurting and also that ...

OMG Something I can do!!

Lizziejoy79
  • By Lizziejoy79 · New reply October 17, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • I am completely astounded by the fact I can climb! Took mt eldest daughter and HAD to try it. Instantly hooked and shocked as my wrists are the weakest part of me presently, knees and ankles close second ...

Hello

Paulds
  • By Paulds · New reply October 16, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Just seeing what this is all about ...

Walgreens’ “secret checklist” reveals new policy on pain pills

Zyp
  • By Zyp · New reply October 16, 2013
  • 61 replies
  • Unbelievable and outrageous: Walgreens patrons across the nation told Eyewitness News their prescriptions were being delayed or denied because of a new pharmacy policy, but Walgreens would not tell them ...

EDS-CIP-motility-colonis inertia

tessraine92
  • By tessraine92 · New reply October 15, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • Hi everyone my name is Tess I'm a 20 year old college student from Ny. For the last six years I have been searching for help and most importantly answers. I was diagnosed with colonic Inertia and motility ...

EDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

lori326
  • By lori326 · Posted October 15, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • THIS SAT THE 19TH THERE IS A SUPPORT GROUP MEETING IN LANCASTER SUBURBAN OUTPATIENT PAVILION ON HARRISBURG PIKE FROM 3-5 PM.,3RD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM. A REIKI PRACTIONER WILL ALSO BE GIVING OUT INFORMATION ...

AMA resolves to fight pharmacists’ interference in medical treatment

Zyp
  • By Zyp · New reply October 14, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Here is the continuation of the Walgreen's saga. As I suspected, the AMA is accusing pharmacists of essentially practicing medicine without a license. It looks like the DEA is the one has pushing pharmacists ...

mom doesnt have time to be sore

stephijay
  • By stephijay · New reply October 14, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Im on day 7 of my son battling pneumonia. he is allergic to the meds that they have him on ,but has to stay on them because its the last option before putting him in the hospital. needless to say, he ...

long day

zilabeth
  • By zilabeth · Posted October 11, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I feel Tired low energy wish there was a way to take all this pain away how ever this is a place to know I am glad that I am not alone Thank you ...

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