Opioid Endocrinopathy and Hormone Replacement

Opioid Endocrinopathy and Hormone Replacement

Do you take pain medication for your chronic or joint pain? It has been proven that taking pain medications may lower your testosterone level in men and women which subsequently may cause you to have more pain. The addition of hormone replacement to your pain management regimen may actually help you reduce your pain medication dosage.

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