Saillea

333d

I'm wondering if there are any other red heads out there that are difficult to treat for pain and did your Dr explain why?? Three different ones have told me that many red heads are missing a liver enzyme that causes the medicine to work as a pain reliever so.....if so.... what do you do to get around it?

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    • TheUltimateGinge

      329d

      Being a red head is tough with pain. At least we have awesome hair!

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    • Doyle

      333d

      I have never been told that and I am in constant pain. Thank you for letting me know I will look into this.

    • Peachykeen64

      333d

      Personally I'd get the advice of a naturopath and do a cleanse.

      • Saillea

        333d

        @Peachykeen64 I actually have consulted a naturopath and I find that kratom works well where narcotics could not. Delta 8 helps with the pain and sleep issues too. Prescription pain meds are useless.

        • Peachykeen64

          333d

          @Saillea that sounds awesome. Sugar causes a lot of inflammation, try to avoid it. Eat all the fruit you want for sweet tooth.

        • Heidi_M

          332d

          @Saillea What is Delta 8?

        • Chadwick108

          331d

          @Saillea I currently use kratom strains as well.. green Malay or some of other green strains seems to work best for me

    • NoraLeigh

      332d

      My SO is and he was told he has a high tolerance to medication in general. Especially pain medication.

    • NoraLeigh

      332d

      He has to take stronger dosage and more potent stuff in order for anything to work.

    • klazikel

      332d

      The missing enzyme was explained to my daughter at the dentist. They basically dosed her to the max before fixing her cavities. I didn't know about Delta 8, but I'll tell her now. Thnx😁

      • Saillea

        331d

        @klazikel Not a problem. I get a red strain kratom that seems to also help with inflammation. It just depends on your state's laws.

        • klazikel

          331d

          @Saillea were in Alaska, so i can check on that.

    • Saillea

      331d

      Actually... I'm not allowed fruit because my endocrinologist says it causes the severe sugar crashes I get from hypoglycemia. But I do have a LOT of inflammation from my MCAS. Thanks though. You're right.... certain foods absolutely make it worse.

    • WhistleStopper

      331d

      I was road by a surgeon one time that red heads have a higher pain tolerance. Therefore it makes it harder to control the pain when they do have severe breakthrough pain. It also makes it harder to get infected spots numbed for those of us with HS.

    • Jojee

      329d

      I am a red head and always need extra pain killers while they are working on my teeth. I have always had bad side effects with pain killers. So much that I would rather just deal with the pain.

      • Chadwick108

        329d

        @Jojee I'm sorry I feel some of us with certain disorders handle pain differently all around

    • TheUltimateGinge

      329d

      Being a red head is tough with pain. At least we have awesome hair!

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