Medication and Addiction

We all know about medication and addiction as two separate topics. Using medication to treat ourselves, especially our own pain. And addiction, the process of becoming addicted to something, mainly drugs or alcohol. But, it is not commonly known that you can become addicted to medication, especially pain medication like strong pain killers. This is why it is important that you only use these strong pain killer when you are in pain. It can be easy to become addicted to these pain medications as they do give you a new sense of life. Taking away your pain, making you feel like a whole new person. If you have any worries that you may be becoming addicted to or reliant on any pain medication that you have been placed on to you should speak to your GP as soon as possible. It is not something that you should be ashamed of, as it can happen to the best of us. But becoming addicted to these medications is no joke. We all need to take this seriously and begin offering support to each other during these tough times.