The Joe Rogan Experience podcast was an opportunity for Kurt Angle to talk about his injury problems and the serious pain he was feeling. After breaking his neck for the second time, Angle started taking painkillers which did wonders to ease his pain.
However, after a while, he gained a tolerance for it. “After I broke my neck the second, the first time in WWE, I was introduced to painkillers. When I started taking them, I really liked it. It masked the pain. I couldn’t feel the pain.
It kind of gave me an energetic feel. It didn’t make me feel nauseous like it does a lot of people. I was taking one every four to six hours like I was told, but after a while, you build a tolerance and one doesn’t work anymore.
”- he said, as quoted by pwmania.com!
Kurt Angle: I was getting about 2,700 pills a month
We find it fascinating that this popular wrestler was in contact with 12 different doctors at the same time. During the course of a month, he took 2700 pills and had many contacts!
The only focus in those moments was on how to secure drugs. Angle had huge pain issues, and he needed to get rid of them, so this was the only way he could do it. It was a difficult situation, but he had no other option. “I had 12 doctors that I was calling.
I had 12 different pharmacies because you can’t go to the same pharmacy twice in one month. Then I had a Mexican contact where I got them illegally. So I was getting about 2,700 pills a month. That’s all you think about is, ‘How are you gonna get your drug the next time?’ So I had this calendar and every day it tells me which doctor to contact. So I have all these things set up so I can get what I need. It takes over your life”.