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Healthy Pain Relief: How to Stop Prescription Drug Abuse & Addiction

Relaxation Therapy (RT) offers a natural alternative to unnecessary drug use and abuse

Prescription drug abuse, largely to prevent pain, is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States.

The US has been manipulated into becoming a polypharmacy nation. In just one decade, from 1992 to 2002, the number of prescriptions written increased by 61 percent and the number of opiate prescriptions increased by almost 400 percent. 

The problem becomes more threatening with each passing year. Consider the following:
Relieving Pain in America by The Institute of Medicine

Pain is a major driver for visits to physicians

Pain relief remains a major reason for taking medications, a major cause of disability and a key factor in quality of life and productivity.

chart: reasons for prescription drug abuse

Pain relief is one of the top 3 reasons for abuse of prescription drugs, according to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics (NCDAS)

Given the burden of pain in human lives, dollars and social consequences, relieving pain should be a national priority.

Because pain varies from patient to patient, healthcare providers should increasingly aim at tailoring pain care to each person’s experience, and self-management of pain should be promoted. The Mulry Method of Relaxation Therapy provides a natural, healthy and simple solution.

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