Nobody wants to be in pain all the time. This often leads to taking opioids, which are a pain-relieving medication. But the bad thing is that taking them can have negative side effects. After a while, it may also stop giving you the same level of pain relief that you need.
There are alternatives to opioids and these are often a way to reduce pain holistically, without the need for any drugs.
You may feel pain relief with opioids; but there are dangers that you should be aware of. Higher doses of opioids can slower your heart rate and breathing. At lower doses, they can make you sleepy, which could affect your driving. There is a possibility that you could become addicted to opioids and the relief of pain they can grant you. it could even damage your nervous system.
The good news is that you don’t always have to turn to opioids. You can take a holistic approach to pain relief. This means there are no drugs needed and you can still enjoy being pain-free, no matter what the cause is.
There are three natural alternatives you choose instead of opioids.
At Family Chiropractic Care, we can help you manage and reduce pain. Dr Rick Still is a licensed chiropractic practitioner with over 34 years of experience. With an arsenal of advanced techniques and solutions, we can work with you to improve your quality of life again. Contact us today for natural alternatives to opioids.