Pain is debilitating and causes stress and emotional distress (depression). It also interferes with quality of life. Prescription pain relievers are proven to be addictive and deadly. Turmeric/curcumin products have proven to be safe and extremely effective for pain. The products in this category were chosen by Dr. Pappas from experience in his practice. Effective in arthritis, shoulder pain, hips, knees, backs and more. These products have been used for cancer support. Pain is a symptom of inflammation. Reduce inflammation and the pain generally goes away.