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Going Cold Turkey : 9 Reasons Why It’s Dangerous
Are you struggling with addiction? Are you thinking of Going Cold Turkey? When you or someone you love is gripped by substance abuse, it may seem like the only way is going cold turkey. However, this isn’t the right way to fix it. This approach doesn’t get to the root of the problem. In fact,[…]
How to Find the Best Rehab Centers for You
The reasons people start abusing drugs are as varied as there are people. Some people start because of physical and psychological abuse. Some people use drugs to cope with difficult life changes. Still, other’s find that they have become addicted through prolonged prescription drug use. Of the millions of people battling addiction, only 10% will[…]
Remeron (Mirtazapine) Addiction
The opioid crisis started as people began flooding clinics in search of a way to cure their physical pain. As a way to cope with physical stress from their jobs, or from just growing old, people turned to pills. And no one told these people that these pills could be addictive. The same concept applies[…]
Robaxin: From Prescription to Addiction
With almost 70 percent of the American population taking prescription drugs, it’s not surprising that more people than ever are struggling with addiction. While many people believe that prescription muscle relaxers are harmless, this isn’t the case at all. Common muscle relaxers like Robaxin come with serious side effects and are prone to both addiction[…]
7 Signs of Alcoholism to Watch Out For
Chances are, you or a loved one may be exhibiting symptoms of alcohol abuse. Knowing the symptoms may help save a life. Let’s take a look at seven signs of alcoholism that will keep you from getting caught off guard. More than 38 million Americans engage in regular binge drinking, which is drinking more than 4 or[…]
What is Flexeril and Is It Addictive?
It’s no secret that drug abuse and addiction is a national crisis in the United States. One of the most serious prescription addictions that has ended or nearly ended the lives of countless victims is Flexeril. Flexeril, a commonly-prescribed muscle relaxant. Because it’s so easy to develop a tolerance to Flexeril, many people don’t even[…]
Most Addictive Drugs – The Top 10
The terminologies used to describe the most addictive drugs are often muddled, with one word being used to describe many drugs and few people understanding the differences. A few of these words are opiate, opioid, and narcotic. This article will discuss a few of the most popular narcotics to watch out for. A narcotic is[…]
9 Signs Your Loved One Is Struggling with Baclofen Abuse
Baclofen is often prescribed as a skeletal muscle relaxer for people with serious conditions like multiple sclerosis. Recently, it gained popularity as an abuse treatment drug. Like many prescriptions intended for substance abuse treatment, this drug can be misused. Baclofen abuse may seem unlikely, considering that it’s not an opiate and produces no euphoric “high.”[…]
Why People Are Snorting Xanax and the Dangers Associated With Xanax
There were nearly 125,000 hospital visits in 2011 from people abusing Xanax. People will do a lot of things to get their high, this includes snorting Xanax. The truth of the matter is, the people who do this aren’t any closer to getting high then if they just took the pill form. This means they[…]
Wet Brain – Facts and Symptoms
What is Wet Brain? Description 1: A Chronic Brain Disorder Description 2: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome Description 3: Korsakoff’s Psychosis Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome, also known as wet brain, is an issue that many alcoholics may face at some point in their life. Wet brain is caused by alcohol’s impact of blocking the body’s ability to absorb thiamine,[…]