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The Physical Effects of Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction

Heroin, an opioid drug made from morphine, can wreak havoc on a person’s body. This drug can be consumed by snorting it, injecting it, or swallowing it. Whatever method is used, heroin binds itself to opioid receptors in the brain

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What to Expect From a Benzodiazepine Detox

Benzodiazepines are man-made drugs that help treat symptoms such as inability to sleep, racing thoughts, unusual talkativeness, panic, and agitation. These drugs increase the production of a neurotransmitter in the brain, in which a person is likely to experience greater

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Is There A Lot of Pain with Benzodiazepine Withdrawal?

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Most often used for anxiety, epilepsy and alcohol dependence, benzodiazepines are man-made drugs that help treat symptoms such as the reduced need for sleep, racing thoughts, unusual talkativeness, agitation, and more. By increasing GABA (a neurotransmitter in the central nervous

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What is Ambien Withdrawal Like?

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A powerful sedative typically used to help people with insomnia, Ambien, generically called Zolpidem, is prescribed for no more than 6 weeks and is generally recommended to be taken for shorter periods of time. If a person takes larger doses

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What Kind of Triggers do People Experience in Recovery?

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Recovery can be a transformative journey that requires dedication, patience, a learning perspective, and so much more. For people that embark on this journey, so much growth occurs. There are many aspects to recovery, such as learning more about addiction

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Do I Have to Live Recovery?

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We see them everywhere. Meeting rooms of sober support groups, visiting treatment facilities, staff members at our various treatment centers- people really love being sober. They use AA sayings all day, they speak in recovery cliches, and they’re always talking

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What Are Barbiturates? – How Do You Overcome Barbiturate Addiction?

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Barbiturates act as a depressant to the central nervous system and are sometimes used for sedation/anesthesia in surgery, seizures or to treat insomnia for the short-term.

Unfortunately, street use of barbiturates has been a concern for some time. Learn the signs of addiction.

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Prescription Addiction: What Is Ambien?

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Prescription addiction is more common than many people think. Doctors will often prescribe medications that have a risk of addiction if they feel the benefits of these medications outweigh the risks. One commonly abused prescription medication is Ambien. This drug

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