Addiction

Adderal Drugs

What Adderall Withdrawal Does to Your Body

Adderall is a fixed-dose combination drug of amphetamine salts prescribed by doctors to people who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or narcolepsy. It is a stimulant that enhances a person’s alertness, concentration, cognitive control, and fatigue resistance.  In the 1990s, doctors diagnosed over 600,000 American children with ADHD, then prescribed drugs like Adderall as …

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Xanax Addiction

Xanax: A Prescription Addiction

Xanax is the brand name of the drug alprazolam, which is a potent benzodiazepine, a type of prescription tranquilizer. These types of drugs are also commonly called sedatives or anxiolytics. They are very commonly used in the United States to treat the following conditions: Anxiety Insomnia Seizures Withdrawal symptoms for alcohol abuse disorder recovery Used …

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how long drugs stay in your system

How Long Do Drugs Stay In Your System?

According to the United Nations, around 271 million people globally, aged 15-64, used drugs in 2016. In the US, over 21 million Americans have an addiction to at least one drug. Drug abuse that leads to drug addiction affects thousands of Americans daily, causing harm to their marriages, friendships, careers, health, and even safety.  It …

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how long do meth’s effects stay in your body

How Long Do Meth’s Effects Stay In Your Body?

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that affects the central nervous system. It causes euphoria and the abnormal releases of dopamine in the body. Because it is a powerful stimulant, methamphetamine gives a person a rush of energy and powerful feelings of pleasure.  World War II soldiers ingested this drug to keep awake during long …

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Cocaine Addiction, Its Symptoms, and Warning Signs

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes, 24 seconds.  Cocaine is a very popular and addictive drug. It’s usually introduced as something harmless or even thrilling, and shared within a close group of peers. In small doses, cocaine could give one a feeling of excitement and energy as it stimulates high levels of dopamine, a chemical that …

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