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July Is Herbal and Prescription Awareness Month

Posted: July 22, 2010

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Friedman adds, “Prescription pain medications are notoriously addictive. Any sort of prescription or nonprescription drug should be used as a last resort, and in moderation.” And in the field of pain relief, there are multiple therapies and procedures to reduce or eliminate symptoms. But as far as medication in general, Friedman strongly advises people to “Be conservative. Only medicate if your quality of life is significantly affected and other therapies aren’t working out. Always do this under the supervision of your healthcare provider.”