The life expectancy of Americans has fallen for the second time in nearly three years, the first time since World War I and a pandemic.
Today we are talking about suicide and drug abuse, which are often referred to as “desperate deaths” because when they are completely desperate, people may go to extremes. Because the center of the opioid epidemic often occurs in rural areas, especially one of them is a drug called fentanyl.
Fentanyl is completely chemically synthesized and is made from precursor chemicals. This means that its cost is relatively cheap, and more importantly, fentanyl binds to nervous system receptors more effectively than naturally derived drugs, which means that even if the intake is small, the effect is very strong and the efficacy is higher than heroin. 50 times. So it's easier to hide,
We may never fully conquer opioid addiction, but we can do something about the fentanyl crisis. Warning: You may not like it, but you must stay away from it.