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Heroin detox symptoms

September 20th, 2014

Symptoms of heroin detox include body and muscle aches, vomiting, and mood disorders such as anxiety or depression. More on what to expect during detox and how to treat heroin detox symptoms here.

How is marijuana abused?

September 17th, 2014

Marijuana abuse occurs when you use marijuana for non-medical reasons. More on the definition of drug abuse as related to weed.

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Alcohol detox time

September 16th, 2014

While most cases of acute detox are over within about a week, detox from alcohol can last anywhere from a few hours to several months. We review the common symptoms that can occur, their risks, and the complete time it takes to go through alcohol detox here.

Long term effects of cocaine on the body (INFOGRAPHIC)

September 15th, 2014

Cocaine use impacts all body systems, interrupting normal functions. What happens in the long term? EXPLORE THIS INFOGRAPHIC for more on the long term effects of cocaine on the body.

When does meth kick in?

September 14th, 2014

The time it takes for meth to kick in varies by HOW you take it. However, once methamphetamine is absorbed, the biological effects are the same regardless of the route of exposure. More on meth onset here.

Detox from cocaine

September 13th, 2014

As you detox from cocaine, expect intense cravings. Problems with sleep and mood disorders are also common. What else can you expect? We review here.

Smoking marijuana

September 12th, 2014

What does smoking marijuana do to you and is it bad for you? More on the effects of smoked weed here.

Is ecstasy addictive?

September 11th, 2014

YES. Ecstasy can be addictive. In fact, ecstasy targets neurotransmitters that are triggered in other types of drug addiction. We review what ecstasy is used for, made of, and how you can get addicted to it here.

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Help for alcohol withdrawal

September 10th, 2014

Seek 24-7 medical supervision during alcohol withdrawal for diagnosis and treatment of possible severe conditions. Treatments then include oral benzodiazepines, anti-seizure or anti-psychotic medications and fluid intake. More here on where to get help for alcohol withdrawal and what to expect during withdrawal.

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How is meth abused?

September 8th, 2014

You abuse methamphetamine any time you use it for euphoric effect (to get high). More on how meth is abused and its side effects here.

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