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Guidelines for Using Medical Cannabis

Medical cannabis treatment is NOT one thing!! There are myriad cannabis strains and many modes of administration. You will need to EXPERIMENT to find out what works best for you! These notes are intended to help you do that. If you need more help, I am a Chronic...

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For Partners of Chronic Pain Patients

I AM NOT AGAINST OPIATES, BUT THAT SAID . . . It looks like opiates had at least something to do with Prince’s untimely death. (I know the reference dates the article, but the point still rings true.) We don’t know very much about what happened so I’m going to resist...

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They Ask You to Rate Your Pain?

THEY ASK YOU TO RATE YOUR PAIN ON A SCALE OF ONE TO TEN How do you do that? Here is my practical effort to break it down.   0 When you ask me if I’m in pain, and I look for it, but can’t find it. No Pain! 1 When you ask me if I’m in pain, and I look for it, but...

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Pain Autobiography

I’m blaming global warming for my back pain. It’s not doing me much good, but I’m blaming it anyway. A couple of years after Katrina decimated New Orleans I led a church group to that ill fated city to rebuild houses. I’m not sure how much good we were doing, but we...

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