My Letter To CNN
As usual, Suzanne Burnett says everything so elloquently!!
Tonight I watched a CNN “Town Hall Meeting”, with Anderson Cooper, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Dr. Leana Wen and Dr. Drew . This was nothing like what a “Town Hall Meeting” is supposed to resemble! It was “one-sided” ……..and there was no one sticking up for the rights of chronic pain patients. Oh,I know that they were there. They were in the audience just hoping and waiting for their chance to get out “our” thoughts on the subject of Opioids. They’re being slowly taken from us as we writhe in pain and the so called “Dr’s against opioids” want us to “think our pain away”! Better yet, why not have a CRPS patient with Allodynia (hypersensinsitive to touch)/ pain patient, get a massage?? Once & for all, an “addict” is not the same as a chronic pain patient! Pain patients are not addicts. We do not “crave” our pain medications. We…
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