Perscription Painkiller Abuse

May 15, 2013

Many athletes use Percocet, Vicodin, Lortab, and Oxycontin to take away the pain so that they are able to play. The painkillers work to block the pain from the brain and then make the player feel invincible. The problem with these painkillers is that athletes are taking them very often and in sometimes large amounts. After taking these painkillers for a long enough time period your body will start to be immune so you will have to bump up the dosage, which can lead to the possibility of overdose and death.

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