Nerve pain plagues nearly 30 million Americans.
It can have many causes, including diabetes, injury, multiple sclerosis, and thyroid problems.
But in all cases, it can be excruciating. And it can make normal activities impossible.
So people turn to pain-killing drugs for relief.
Until a few years ago, the first-line mainstream treatment was opioid medications. But since the opioid addiction epidemic, doctors are prescribing them less often.… Read More