Kurt Cobain Biography

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drugs and addiction
most of his life, Cobain battles:
chronic bronchitis, 
and intense physical pain

due to an undiagnosed chronic stomach condition his emotional state is severly debilitated he spends years trying to figure it out perhaps childhood scoliosis or stresses of performing are to blame
he self-medicated with heroin, but that's not the reason for his heroin use 1986, Cobain gets a taste of the drug thanks to a local drug dealer trafficking Percodan
late 1991, his use affects the band Cobain passes out during photo shoots 1992, on Saturday Night Live Nirvana has a shoot with photographer, Michael Levine Cobain nods off several times during the shoot he later overdoses that night after the performance
Cobain tells biographer Michael Azerrad, "I mean, what are they supposed to do?" "They're not going to be able to tell me to stop" "So I really didn't care" "Obviously to them it was like practicing witchcraft or something" "They didn't know anything about it", "so they thought that any second", "I was going to die"
1992, his heroin addiction increases he makes his first attempt at rehab this is soon after he learns he's becoming a dad after rehab, Nirvana goes on tour in Australia he's pale and gaunt suffering from withdrawals.
his addiction resurfaces after returning home this abuse affected his family life a judge orders the Cobain's to release custody of their daughter Frances Bean is placed in care of Courtney's sister Jamie for several weeks they later obtain custody again, but not without urine tests and regular visits from a social worker eventually, after much legal manuevering, they are granted full custody of their daughter
July 1993, at the New Music Seminar in New York City Cobain suffers a heroin overdose prior to performaing Love injects Cobain with illegally acquired Narcan this brings him out of his unconscious state instead of receiving vital medical attention he is back on his feet to perform that night this is one of their more memorable performances fans never knew anything was out of the ordinary