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Five Ways Not Drinking Alcohol is Good for You

(Pixabay) Despite the health benefits frequently ascribed to moderate consumption of red wine, drinking has at best mixed benefits. For one thing, the keyword there is moderate, and not everybody agrees on what moderate consumption is. According to a World Health Organization report, [...]

Five Ways Not Drinking Alcohol is Good for You2019-08-21T19:19:03+00:00

Opioid Addiction Treatment Blocked by Misinformation, Abuse, Lawsuits

There’s a new obstacle to ending the opioid addiction epidemic. Many pharmacies won’t carry the most effective medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for people with an opioid use disorder (OUD). The drug is buprenorphine, better-known by the Suboxone brand name, a formulation that includes naloxone to make [...]

Opioid Addiction Treatment Blocked by Misinformation, Abuse, Lawsuits2019-08-16T12:49:13+00:00

Best Foods for Alcohol and Drug Recovery

Proteins, including fish, should be eaten in abundance when recovering from substance use disorder. Sugars should be avoided because it can be addictive itself and alcohol contains a lot of sugar.(Pixabay) Virginia Woolf wrote, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if [...]

Best Foods for Alcohol and Drug Recovery2019-08-08T16:37:40+00:00

Alcoholics Anonymous ‘Cult’ Connection

Alcoholics Anonymous sobriety chip. (Wikimedia commons) Alcoholics Anonymous is probably the best known anti-addiction program in the world. Some version of its 12 Steps are incorporated in almost every rehab center, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its detractors. Some even call [...]

Alcoholics Anonymous ‘Cult’ Connection2019-08-08T16:37:26+00:00

Do People Abuse Levothyroxine

Many people don’t know what levothyroxine is. This is a generic version that is mostly found under the brand name of synthroid. It is a type of synthetic hormone. Doctors prescribe it for the treatment of hypothyroidism. This condition occurs if the thyroid isn’t producing [...]

Do People Abuse Levothyroxine2019-07-31T16:49:26+00:00

Do People Abuse Lipitor (Atorvastatin)

Statins are a particular type of medication. Statin drugs block a certain enzyme produced by the liver. Blocking enzymes may help lower a person’s blood cholesterol to healthy and normal levels. While people may have certain cholesterol levels and still be healthy, if their levels [...]

Do People Abuse Lipitor (Atorvastatin)2019-07-31T16:47:32+00:00

How Whippets, Noz, and Oxide Affect the Body

Nitrous oxide, a substance found in many dental offices for use during dental procedures like extractions or minor oral surgery, is quickly becoming popular as a recreational drug among teens and young adults. Quick, cheap, and legal to obtain, it is often the drug of [...]

How Whippets, Noz, and Oxide Affect the Body2019-07-31T16:39:42+00:00

Ritalin vs Adderall: What Do You Need to Know? 

Both children and adults can be diagnosed with ADHD. It is a condition which many people need to understand and have more knowledge of. There are many times that children ages 4 to 6 become diagnosed with the disorder. However, some adults don’t get diagnosed [...]

Ritalin vs Adderall: What Do You Need to Know? 2019-07-31T16:37:42+00:00

Learn About the Symptoms and Signs of Meloxicam Abuse  

Many people who are abusing prescription drugs often seek out new methods of getting high. In many cases, they seek out different kinds of drugs which will help them achieve the high they crave. In fact, some people tend to feel desperate when they can’t [...]

Learn About the Symptoms and Signs of Meloxicam Abuse  2019-07-31T16:42:04+00:00

Opioid Abuse Starts at Home

Prescription opioids are addictive. Many teens start by abusing pills found in the home. Addiction to and abuse of drugs has many causes but apparently, proximity is one of them. Addiction starts in the home. I don't mean just that we first use [...]

Opioid Abuse Starts at Home2019-07-25T17:07:46+00:00
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