When is a painkiller not a painkiller?

Riddle for the day – when might a painkiller no longer be called a painkiller? The answer is in my latest health piece Painkillers and Healing which has just been published by The Christian Science Monitor.

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“Certainly my doctor did his best to help me. However, the antibiotics I was given didn’t address my symptoms, and left a legacy of side effects, which outlasted the painful problem being prescribed for. According to more recent research into that ailment, that’s not so surprising. Talking of antibiotics prescribed for sinusitis, it concluded that “in most cases the medication does not provide symptom relief for the condition.”

Those similarly trapped in what can seem like an exitless maze of pain, prescription, and a problem persisting, might feel, as I did; there has to be a better way…”

(Read more.)


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Categories: Christian Science, Health, Prayer for Healing

Author:Tony Lobl

I write and edit articles on spirituality from the perspective of the practice of Christian Science as an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the teachings of Christian Science transformed my life and re-shaped my career.


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