Exercise mate. Cardio and anaerobic training.
Cannabis has shown to be beneficial to many.
Pharma crap. What a load of bullshit. Have you studied for over a decade as a specialist physician, I don't think so mate. I'm sick of hearing about these outrageous claims about how psychiatric medication is all crap. Sure it has its limitations and so do alot of doctors. But pharma this pharma that is getting old.
At no point have I stated "...how psychiatric medication is all crap..." In fact quite the opposite as I do state "...it truly is a case of what works best for you as an individual in managing YOUR pain..." and if that's psych meds, so be it.
And exercise is a must but within your physical ability and if you abilities are limited then what????
I do not object ever to others having differing views, but PLEASE, if you are going to object to my statements make sure they are in context and not used as individual statements
As for your statement "Have you studied for over a decade as a specialist physician, I don't think so mate". You would be correct. I have not had my head stuck in a textbook studying as a specialist physician for over a decade. I studied for 5 years and I have been working with people with severe disabilities, hands on, and not just textbook theories and managing my own chronic pain for over two decades, so my statements on this subject come from personal experience, not what I have read nor someone else's opinion written in texts.
I have NEVER stated that my pain is worse than another's and my personal experiences with the pharmas has been extensive, so again, not sole based on opinion. I do agree that for some the pharmas have been their 'Key'. What I have stated is that they have not been mine.
You are more than welcome to disagree Farrow, but by the same degree I will also disagree with your blanket statement above of Cardio and anaerobic training. being the answer, for some maybe, but not for all.