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Cocaine is incredibly addictive both physically and mentally because it’s a powerful stimulant. In the street, the extremely expensive drug is known as blow, coke, crack, rock, and snow. It’s made from South American coca plant leaves in…

In the 21st Century, there are such things as medical tourism. From there, there are also other forms of medical tourism like surgery tourism, dental tourism, and rehab tourism. The idea behind them is straightforward. If you can’t afford to get surgery or a medical…

Australia is besieged and under pressure by an epidemic described by ex-Prime Minister Tony Abbot as something that’s beyond anything Australia has ever seen before. They’re barely able to cope with it at all. The ferociousness by which…

Heroin is an illicit drug made from morphine, which is a natural substance that’s taken from opium poppy plants. While certain opiates are prescribed legally as painkillers and typically called opioids, the federal government classified heroin as a Schedule I narcotic lacking any legal use…

Opioids are a range of drugs or medications that include synthetic and semi-synthetic medicine made from opiate alkaloid derived from the opium poppy. Several of the most commonly prescribed opioid medicine such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Lortab, and Percocet, are used for managing acute pain. Opioids…

When you use prescription medication recreationally or not in a way that’s prescribed by the prescribing doctor, then you’re abusing prescription medication. What’s more, problematic usage includes everything from snorting or injecting ground-up pills for the sake of getting high to stealing a friend’s prescription…

Benzodiazepines are agents that affect the central nervous system when taken, acting specifically and selectively on the GABA-A receptors or gamma-aminobutyric acid-A receptors of your brain. The neurotransmitter GABA is responsible for the inhibition or reduction of nerve…

Cocaine is a stimulant that’s powerfully addictive. It’s known in the streets as snow, rock, crack, coke, and blow. It’s made from coca plant leaves from South America. Even though healthcare professionals can use the drug for medicinal…

So you’ve become an alcoholic or alcohol addict. What should you do in order to overcome this dilemma? First of all, you need to realize that you’re addicted to alcohol in the first place. Next, you need to…