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Jan 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 2 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

Opioid Addiction Treatment in 2020: The Ultimate Guide

Video Summary https://youtu.be/8reTca4sAa8 What Are Opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs primarily used to treat moderate to severe pain. They are naturally found in the opium poppy plant. Some opioid medications are made from the plant directly. Others are,…

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05

Dec 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Other Addictions, 

Technology Addiction: How Real Is This?

Technology addiction. Phone addiction. Internet addiction. These are all used to refer to an overuse of the internet and technology gadgets. Does this, however, exist as a disorder? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) does not recognize…

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02

Dec 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 2 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

8 Helpful Medications for Treating Alcohol Use Disorder

Medications for Treating Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment for drugs and alcohol was primarily focused on the 12-Step Program. This focus is, however, changing with the advancement in medicine. As a result of this progress, medications now have a significant role…

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25

Nov 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms): Can This Help With Mental Illness?

For thousands of years, psychoactive mushrooms have been used for medicinal and ceremonial purposes in some cultures. Psilocybin is the active ingredient in these mushrooms. Researchers consider psychedelics like psilocybin a promising treatment for mental illness. There are past and…

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18

Nov 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

Tianeptine: The Truth About This Antidepressant

What is Tianeptine? From 2014 through 2017, there was an increase in U.S. poison control calls related to tianeptine. Indeed, this surge possibly suggests an emerging public health risk. Recreational use of this drug can cause many side effects. Deaths…

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07

Nov 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

Meth Mouth: What You Need To Know

  The use of methamphetamines causes many health problems, including damage to the teeth and gums. As a result of the strong association of meth and dental damage, this condition is often referred to as "crank decay," or "meth mouth."…

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30

Oct 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Mental Illness, 

What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)?

  What is TMS therapy? TMS stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. It is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic pulses to treat depression. This procedure is not experimental. It was approved in the U.S. by the FDA for depression treatment…

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21

Oct 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

Gastric Bypass and Alcohol: What is the Relationship?

  What is the relationship between gastric bypass and alcohol use disorder? This question is increasingly being asked — no surprise, considering the number of people undergoing bariatric or weight loss surgery. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery…

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14

Oct 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?

  How long does cocaine stay in your system? This question is commonly asked by many who use this drug. Of course, there are many reasons individuals ask. The fear of testing positive at work is one reason. Also, people…

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07

Oct 2019

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

What is Wasping? Everything You Need to Know About This New Trend

  A new trend arises in the drug world every now and again. It remains a mystery as to how these trends come to light. We know for sure that the internet plays a massive role in spreading the word.…

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