It's no secret that chiropractors are leading an important movement against the overuse of medical prescription opioid drugs. Some of the dangerous side effects of opioids are:
We know that our drugless methods of treatment can help patients avoid these harmful medications. We also know that evidence-based stress management techniques can replace the need of opioids, by training the brain to turn on its own endorphin, serotonin and dopamine centers.
Meditation is no longer considered a fringe therapy used by patients or the medical community. More than ever, patients are looking for non-medical cures to their health problems.
This simple and powerful mindfulness-based relaxation techniques are effective without the negative effects of drugs they take for their stress. Breathing techniques relax the hyper-active minds in a few seconds, stopping the brain from secreting the hormones (cortisol, adrenaline, etc.) that makes their joints become arthritic, their muscles more painful, their organs mal-function or create anaxiety. Click here for a few different types.
The possiblity of eliminating the need for opioids altogether by they practice the stress reduction techniques for 60 seconds, 20 times each day!
Please read this article for a quick "medical" over-view about the effectiveness of meditation in the treatment stress of related medical conditions.