91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Nearly 50% of veterans suffer from chronic pain. Stress, pain, or addiction underlie nearly all primary care visits in most industrial societies.
San Antonio, Texas was the site for AIC2019, the Annual International Conference of The Institute for Functional Medicine. Researchers and clinicians addressed the theme of “Stress, Pain, and Addiction: Transformative Treatments and Innovative Solutions”. Their iPosters presented cutting-edge science regarding the interactions among this triad and demonstrate how the Functional Medicine approach can help with these drivers of modern, chronic disease.