Codeine Addiction

Dangers of Codeine Addiction and Abuse

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Codeine is an opiate medication used for treating pain or suppressing cough. Codeine addiction can occur through an increase in tolerance and dosage of the prescription opioid over time, or due to recreational codeine abuse. Cough medications…
Doctors who Specialize in Benzo Withdrawawl

Highly Experienced Doctors Who Specialize in Benzo Withdrawal

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One hundred and twenty-seven million prescriptions. That is how many prescriptions have been filled in the U.S. for the wildly popular drug class, benzodiazepine—commonly referred to as “benzos”—according to the Drug Enforcement…
can't stop drinking

When You Can’t Stop Drinking Beer and Alcohol

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Let’s face it, beer is delicious. The thought of an ice-cold brew on a hot summer’s day is enticing, for sure. Beer is woven into our social pastimes, like baseball games and picnics, backyard barbecues, Superbowl parties, and music festivals.…
Mixing Ambien and Alcohol

The Dangers of Mixing Ambien and Alcohol

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So you have some trouble getting to sleep. Maybe a glass of wine before bed will help you relax enough to nod off, or maybe you will try out the prescription for Ambien that your doctor recently gave you. Better yet, you ponder, maybe just take…
30 day rehab

What to Expect in 30 Day Rehab

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Rehabilitation. The word invokes images of restoration, new beginnings, and wellness. When it comes to addiction rehabilitation those terms are especially meaningful, and should include the addition of one more: life. For addiction is a chronic,…
Severe Alcoholism Physical Symptoms

What are Severe Alcoholism Physical Symptoms?

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Who would ever think that the partying so common in young adulthood could possibly result in end stage alcoholism and death, but in reality it actually can. Most people become acquainted with alcohol in the college years, where booze-saturated…
How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Hydrocodone

How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Hydrocodone?

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Wondering how long does it take to get addicted to hydrocodone, which includes the drugs Vicodin, Norco, Lortab, and Lorcet? It is shocking how quickly someone can get hooked on these drugs, happening sometime as fast as a couple weeks. The…
party drug overdose

What Leads to a Party Drug Overdose?

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Party drugs, made popular through all night raves, large concert festivals, and open parties continue to make news on a regular basis. For a couple of decades now, synthetic drugs such as MDMA, also known as Molly or ecstasy have been associated…
mdma dependence

MDMA Dependence

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It’s hard to believe that pastel colored tablets with cute little images stamped on them, and nicknamed with an innocuous name like Molly, could be all that dangerous. But Molly, otherwise known as MDMA, Ecstasy, or 3,4-mthylenedioxy-methamphetamime…
Signs of an Alcoholic Relapse

Signs of an Alcoholic Relapse

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Alcoholic relapse is not the result of a lack of commitment to sobriety. In fact, relapse can happen to even the most dedicated, determined individuals. Relapse is the outward sign of just what a chronic disease with compulsive features looks…