Negative Consequences Of Morphine

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Morphine and other opiate drugs relieve pain by binding to the opiate receptors on the surface of the nerve cell, which is an essential component of the central nervous system. This stimulates a series of chemical reactions within the cell that inhibits the cell 's ability to continually provide signals across the body. Therefore, morphine can block the sensations of pain through the process of silencing the nerves responsible for sending the pain impulses. However, large overdoes of this drug can permanently damage these cells across the body. The excessive use can cause asphyxia and death if the individual does not receive proper treatment immediately[7] because opiates are essentially artificial endorphins in the brain, which reduces one

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