Millennials are less likely than older generations to use opioids to manage pain, study finds



Millennials are less likely to turn to opioids to address chronic pain, a study has found.
Instead of taking painkillers, people aged 18 to 36 prefer to manage pain by making healthy lifestyle changes, including exercising, eating clean, losing weight and abstaining from smoking, the report explained.
For years, public health researchers have been warning that millennials face far worse chronic in their lifespans than previous generations, given that many of them stare at a computer all day while sitting at a desk.
And given the current addiction epidemic, and increasing accessibility of... read more

 
30 August 2017 in Health, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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