Ep. 75: The Opioid Epidemic + Natural Solutions for Pain Management

Today on The Aligned Life Podcast, we’re chatting all about America’s opioid crisis and how these highly addictive drugs are affecting are physical and mental health. We share alarming statics as well as highlights from the most up to date research that compares opioid pain relief to alternative strategies for pain management.

Additionally, we discuss:

– Opioid versus non-opioid treatment
– Alternatives solutions to opioids
– Healthy changes to your diet that can reduce pain
– Chiropractic approach to pain management
– Importance of supplementation
– Dopamine vs. serotonin
– Short-term pleasure vs. long-term happiness

Pain Therapy Journal June 2018 – “A brief history of the opioid epidemic and strategies for pain management” Mark Jones
Journal of American Medical Association Mar 2018 – “Effective opioid versus non opioid medications on pain related function in patients with chronic back pain, hip pain, or knee osteoarthritis.” EE KrebsVitamins for a healthy supplementation: vitamin d3, magnesium (malate), fish oil, selenium, multivitamin without copper, probiotic/prebiotic, & vitamin K2

**Always speak to your doctor or healthcare provider before consuming supplementation. We recommend purchasing supplements directly from your health care provider or from the manufacturers themselves.

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