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27. Rodeo Riding Leads to Chronic Pain to Addiction to Recovery w/ Stephanie Van Dyke

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27. Rodeo Riding Leads to Chronic Pain to Addiction to Recovery w/ Stephanie Van Dyke
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Stephanie Van Dyke was on her way to a professional career in rodeo horse riding, until she had an accident, which would give her chronic pain for the rest of her life. As a result, she got prescribed and hooked on opiate pain pills. Her opiate addiction took 10 years away from her life and …

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26. Scars: How 20+ Surgeries Led to the Revelation That is Kratom

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26. Scars: How 20+ Surgeries Led to the Revelation That is Kratom
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My guest is Scars Hernandez from Dayton Ohio. Scars earned his name from over 20 surgeries in his lifetime. In 2018, after years of being addicted to pills, he found kratom..He’s now active in the movement to keep kratom legal in Ohio. This is Scars, and this is his kratom story… Music: Risey “Memories of …

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23. Social Scientist and Psychologist, Dr. Marc Swogger

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23. Social Scientist and Psychologist, Dr. Marc Swogger
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My guest is Dr. Marc Swogger from the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Swogger is a social scientist and psychologist who studies substance use. He has co-authored multiple studies on the individual and public health effects of the use of kratom.  Studies discussed in this interview: Marc T. Swogger, Elaine Hart, …

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Dr. Drew trashes chronic pain patients as “borderline druggies”

Last week on his podcast This Life You Live, celebrity addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky called chronic pain patients “borderline druggies” for seeking medical treatment in the form of pain medication. Not surprisingly, this angered thousands of chronic pain patients who are now struggling to receive proper treatment from their doctors in the aftermath of …

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