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THE 'GOOD, BAD AND UGLY' OF PRESCRIPTION PAIN MEDICATIONS

Drugs which doctors prescribe for treating the symptoms of pain, anxiety and Psoriasis carry with them powerful and often destructive side-effects.

Let’s review the current list and why at Medipure we’re convinced we need new medications and a new approach:

IN THE NFL 'AFTERLIFE' EVERYTHING HURTS

Not too long ago in the August 4th version of the San Jose Mercury News, reporter Elliott Almond caught up with NFL Hall-of-Fame quarterback Jim Plunkett to talk about life after football.

His response made headlines. "My life sucks", said Plunkett, now 69. "It’s no fun being in this body right now. Everything hurts."

THE 'PURE SCIENCE' AT MEDIPURE

For well on 100 years, doctors, scientists and researchers have been using molecules from plant and animal species or chemically synthesized ones to create new medications and prescription drugs which have enhanced the health and welfare of the human species.

ADDICTIONS DOCTOR ISSUES PLEA FOR ALTERNATIVES TO POWERFUL OPIOIDS

Dr. Peter Butt, an addictions consultant for the Saskatoon Health Region, issued a national appeal in the pages of the Toronto Globe and Mail for help in combating opioid addiction for chronic pain.

“We need to find new ways of helping treat people with chronic pain without prescribing them opoids”, he told his interviewer. “If you constantly chase chronic pain, it’ll just keep coming back, and the dose of opioids will just escalate and escalate to a point where there’s a problem.”