NSAIDS: The Painful Truth Behind Painkillers (Infographic)

NSAIDS: The Painful Truth Behind Painkillers (Infographic)

NSAIDS: The Painful Truth Behind Painkillers

Chloe Hodder

Founder, Green Body Mojo

We all know the dangers of taking too many painkillers at once, but what is not as well known is the cumulative effect of using painkillers regularly over time. 

Yet painkillers kill more people in America than any other drug.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say this is the worst drug epidemic in American history, and nearly half of these drug overdoses in the U.S. involve prescription medication.

Reference: cdc.gov

Pain is the body’s alarm system. Continually masking it with painkillers is like wrapping tape around a burst pipe. It’s a short-term fix, not a long-term solution.

So what do we do about the pain?

For drug-free short-term fixes for pain, go here.

For a long-term plan, go here.

 

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