Table of Contents Introduction Fibromyalgia is classified as a rheumatic autoimmune disorder that affects between three and six million Americans. It is most commonly seen in women of childbearing years, but children, the elderly, and men can also develop this disorder.  The diagnosis of fibromyalgia requires that the patient must experience widespread pain in all […]

Opioid Drug Epidemic and Opioid Crisis

The research I’m citing today was published by Dr. Jane Ballantyne in 2017. Dr. Ballantyne is a physician and professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Washington. How was the opioid Drug epidemic or the Opioid Crisis begun? Her review paper addresses the prescription opioid drug epidemic that has crept into society […]