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Adderall High: How Are You Affected?

by Dillion, May 16, 2018

Adderall is a prescription drug that is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. The drug was created to affect the central nervous system as a stimulant and it will speed up how this system functions and how the brain is sensing messages it receives. Dopamine and norepinephrine, … Continue reading

Is Smoking Tobacco a Mental Illness as Well as an Addiction?

by Stephen, May 16, 2018

It cannot be repeated too often that about half the people with a substance use disorder also have a mental illness or, more correctly, another mental illness. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “drug addiction is a mental illness.” When a patient has a mental illness and a … Continue reading

Dilaudid Addiction and Abuse: What Do You Need to Know?

by Dillion, May 15, 2018

Over the past years, there are more and more people becoming addicted to Dilaudid or at least abusing the drug. Dilaudid, also known as hydromorphone, is prescribed to many people to reduce pain levels. It is generally only prescribed to treat moderate and severe pain, usually from broken bones, cancer, … Continue reading

Naltrexone: Using it for Opiate and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

by Dillion, May 14, 2018

Naltrexone (Vivitrol or Revia) is a reversing agent for preventing opioids from actively working in someone’s body. It is commonly prescribed for reducing alcohol cravings as well. This medication should be used as an addition to an addiction treatment program. The treatment program would also include counseling, behavioral therapy, compliance monitoring … Continue reading

Clonazepam Symptoms of Withdrawal, Information and Treatment Options

by Dillion, May 11, 2018

Clonazepam, or Klonopin, is one of the anxiolytic drugs. It is generally prescribed for managing seizures and panic attack disorders. It slows down many brain and bodily functions to help reduce stress and anxiety. It also raises the amount of GABA, or gamma amino-butyric acid, in one’s brain. When that … Continue reading

How Long Do the Effects of Adderall Last?

by Dillion, May 10, 2018

Adderall is one of the prescription stimulants that is used in the treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Adderall is one of the more commonly used stimulants considered as a first-line therapy for the treatment of ADHD. This prescribed drug is also used in the treatment of narcolepsy (extreme sleepiness). … Continue reading

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Phenibut: Withdrawals, Tapering Plans and Detoxing

by Dillion, May 9, 2018

Starting from the 1960’s, there was a drug that was used for treating those in Soviet Union for many different conditions. The one used was Phenibut. It hasn’t been approved in the western countries, but it is still commonly used around Russia and some people buy it online as well. … Continue reading

Marijuana Can Cause Nausea

by Stephen, May 9, 2018

Last month a study was published—and widely written about in the media—about a medical condition associated with chronic marijuana use: scromiting. More precisely and often known as cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), the catchier name is a portmanteau word combining screaming and vomiting. Actually, screaming doesn’t seem to be a common … Continue reading

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Understanding the Negative Effects of Dabbing

by Dillion, May 8, 2018

Dabbing is a popular new way to use marijuana that has negative effects that users are usually not aware of. THC can be extracted from a marijuana plant in an oil form that is then evaporated into a wax-like substance that can be smoked or vaped. This wax can be … Continue reading

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How To Detox From Lortab

by Dillion, May 7, 2018

With the increase in opiate addiction in the United States in recent years, pain pills have become a hot topic. From news stories to television documentaries, the use of opiates is being discussed and many people are genuinely concerned about opiate addiction. The prescription drug Lortab is no exception. Lortab … Continue reading

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