Opiate Pain Relievers for Chronic Pain
How It Works
Opioid analgesics suppress your perception of pain and calm your emotional response to pain by reducing the number of pain signals sent by the Reference nervous system Opens New Window and the brain's reaction to those pain signals.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation