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Avoiding Painkiller Addiction May Be Harder Than You Think
Aug 13, 2014

Painkiller addiction has reached an epidemic level, not just in the US, but worldwide.

It’s reached such an alarming level that the number of deaths from painkiller overdoses is higher than the number deaths caused by heroine and cocaine combined.

Painkillers themselves are not dangerous, but when they are abused they can be deadly.

The most commonly abused pain drugs are:

  • Hydrocodone
  • Oxycodone
  • Morphine
  • Muscle Relaxers

The level of addiction is so high because painkillers are so readily available; they’re the solution to every ache and pain we have.

How many times have we told a friend to take some medicine if they have a headache instead of asking them if they’ve had enough water that day?

We have come to depend on a pharmaceutical source to fix what our body is usually capable of fixing itself. It’s easy to think that surgery or pain pills are the answer when it’s the only solution that’s been presented. But if you are in pain, chiropractic care could be the solution you’re looking for.

Chiropractic care is a great way to stop the addiction before it starts. Many doctors will prescribe muscle relaxers for people suffering from chronic back pain.

This simply masks the symptoms instead of fixing the problem. Chiropractors work with your body and enhance the natural healing capability that it has.

It’s a non-invasive and drug- solution to the chronic pain that’s been plaguing you.

Instead of relying on prescription or over-the-counter drugs to mask chronic pain, rely on chiropractic and your body’s self-healing abilities.