Recent report published by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests over 42 women die every day from opioid drug overdose, which includes street narcotics and prescription opioids.
Opiate Withdrawal refers to the gamut of symptoms which an individual suffers from when drastically cutting down the amount of opiate drugs or after stopping them abruptly after a very prolonged use. Know the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for opiate withdrawal.
Q and A on Effects of Opioids on Normal Breathing: Opioid reduces rate of breathing and also reduces volume of air inhaled by abruptly changing inspiration to expiration. Also know about Opioid Effect on Respiratory Center, Treatment.