If you don’t know the difference between opioids and opiates, then you’re gonna wanna watch this video. Hey guys, I’m Dr. Emil Tomkins. And for the last 18 years, we have been caring for families and children here in Southern Arizona. And we’re happy to take care of you. And your family opioids and opiates have caused millions of people looking for pain relief to enter a cycle of addiction.
The scary part is that many of the people dying from opioids aren’t recreational drug users, L looking for the next high. There are people who are prescribed these drugs by their doctors to help treat chronic pain. To understand how epidemic has happened. It’s important to understand the difference between opioids and opiates.
What’ the Difference?
Opiates describe the drugs derived from the flowering opium poppy plant. Morphine is an example of an opiate. These drugs have been linked to physical dependence, increased tolerance and addiction. Opioids are synthetic or made in a lab. When an opioid receptor in the brain become activated, they produce feelings of pres pleasure and not pain.
All opioid drugs act on these receptors. Some. Are up to 50 times more powerful than heroin opioid drugs used to treat pain, include oxycodone and hydrocodone. These drugs are highly addictive and dangerous oxycodone exhibits. The highest risk of abuse imposes. One of the most significant dangers. It affects the central nervous system in a very similar way as heroin.
Facts About Opiates
So here a couple of key facts. Opioids can have a negative impact on your emotions, digestion, movement, and breathing. Fentanyl. A pain relieving opioid is 100 times more PO potent than morphine and opioids are highly addictive and not really meant to treat chronic pain. Current medical guidelines no longer recommend the use of opioids for spinal pain.
Movement Based Care
If you’re struggling with pain. Movement based care, like chiropractic is often the best way to accelerate the healing process and put yourself in a position for long term relief. Guys, call us today. If you want to experience relief, that does not include medications. Oh, and did you know over 70% of people who watch these videos say they love them, but never subscribe.