Why are Opioids addictive?

UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2017 12:15 PM IST
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An opioid is a compound resembling opium in addictive properties or physiological effects. A person who consumes it becomes addicted to it. But what is the science behind it? When opioids act on the brain, they trigger the same processes that give people feelings of pleasure from activities like eating, but they do it far more intensely. Watch to know how one's body responds when a person consumes opioids.

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