11/19/2014, Mortality Up for Long-Term Opioid Users With Chronic Pain


Yes, chronic pain patients have shorter lifespans, that’s not news.  Is the shorter lifespan due to opioid therapy, or the stress that constant pain puts on the brain and body?  If these pain patients had decided not to use opioid treatment, would that have expanded or shortened their lives?

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