Substance Abuse

drug detox kit

Are Drug Detox Kits Really Effective?

There are several ways of speeding up the process of drug detoxification. The best way to do this is to stop using the substance completely. But for some, this can be extremely challenging. Drug detox kits, especially the ones readily available in the market, can’t help you “detox” to quit drug or alcohol addiction. Generally, …

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5 Most Damaging Drugs for Your Brain and Their Impact

No matter what type of drugs someone uses, they will eventually affect the brain. Snorting, drinking, injecting, swallowing, or combining these ways will ultimately deliver drugs to the bloodstream, moving next to the brain. Since the brain has a role in managing all thoughts and functions, it makes sense that a particular drug would have …

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Drug Overdose

Designer Drugs: Why it is so dangerous?

People would think that designer drugs are a safer alternative because they are synthesized intentionally to replicate the effects of illicit drugs. However, it’s proven that designer drugs are more dangerous than the original substances they tried to mimic. The health effects and chemical combinations used for any designer drug are unknown because illegal laboratories …

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Marijuana addiction

Marijuana: a Depressant, a Stimulant, and a Hallucinogen?

We know Marijuana by many other names such as weed, pot, bud, and dope. It is usually a crushed mixture of dried leaves, flowers, stems, or even seeds of Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica. It is one of the most frequently used drugs in the world.  Marijuana contains almost 500 compounds, collectively termed cannabinoids. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, …

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