Pain Medications Can Cause Addiction and Death
It is not surprising to know that pharmaceutical medications for pain can have numerous negative side effects. In fact, there have already been a lot of studies done on pain medications and their effects such as addiction, increased pain tolerance, and even death.
Did you know that pain pills are narcotics that can not only help relief from pain but also enhance the feeling of euphoria or the feeling of being “high”?
With continued use of these pain relieving medications, a person’s body also builds up tolerance to them. Thus, unless they are increased in dosage and changed regularly, they are essentially ineffective.
Is this the best way to ‘manage’ pain?
Patients receiving narcotics, for long periods of time, become more sensitive to pain and have diminished pain relief over time. There is good scientific evidence to suggest that prescriptions for narcotics to treat chronic pain are only effective over a twelve to sixteen week period of time.
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