Painkiller abuse can have detrimental effects on the body and brain of the person using the drugs.
Whether prescribed by a physician or bought on the street, they undoubtedly cause serious, often irreparable damage to the human organism. Even though this damage is possible even with
short-term application, it is typically the prolonged intake and substance abuse that brings about serious and even devastating changes to the body and brain.
Long-term use leads to a higher possibility of dependence and addiction to the drug being taken.
A while after a person starts using it, they start needing the drug for a completely different reason than the initial pain – they now have the symptoms of physical withdrawal to deal with, just in order to feel physically well. Read more about the consequences at Addictions.com.
Painkiller addiction comes second in the United States, and is only outranked by marijuana …