How Xanax Affects Your Brain & Body And Leads to Addiction

During an overdose, opioids lead to slowed breathing (hypoventilation), slowed heart rate (bradycardia), and low blood pressure (hypotension). Opioids work by attaching to and activating opioid receptors in your brain, spinal cord, and other areas of your body. All opioids, whether natural or synthetic, prescription or illegal, target areas of the brain involved in the […]

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