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Does kava work to control pain?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
In brief: Not well studied
Kava can produce certain anesthetic effects as well as producing a feeling if well being.
It has the potential for addiction. I know of no controlled studies of its effects in chronic pain.

In brief: Not well studied
Kava can produce certain anesthetic effects as well as producing a feeling if well being.
It has the potential for addiction. I know of no controlled studies of its effects in chronic pain.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
there is also risk of liver toxicity, skin reactions and some reported deaths. It can interact with other drugs metabolized in the liver, and other psychoactive medication.
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Family Medicine
In brief: Not FDA approved
It is not approved by fda and was recommended not to be substitute for prescription medicine.

In brief: Not FDA approved
It is not approved by fda and was recommended not to be substitute for prescription medicine.
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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