The duration of nicotine withdrawal varies by person. Nicotine withdrawal can last from days to weeks to months. We offer a basic nicotine withdrawal timeline here.
Drug addicts or alcoholics can find help and self treatment with SMART Recovery®. We cover the program basics talking with SMART Recovery President and licensed clinical psychologist Tom Horvath, Ph.D. here.
The most common side effects of nicotine withdrawal are weight gain, cravings, and mental-emotional states. Learn how to cope with these side effects here.
A.A. may not work for everyone. Here we present 5 options to 12 step groups and how to quit drinking alcohol outside of A.A.
Nicotine withdrawal treatment consists of medications and/or counseling. We review treatment options for acute nicotine withdrawal and more long term nicotine dependence treatment here.
Yes. And no. The brand name drug OxyContin contains oxycodone. But the action times of the two analgesic medications in IR and ER forms are different. And so are the prices. We explore more on similarities and differences between oxycodone and OxyContin here.
XTC doesn't stay long in your system. With a short half life and elimination time of under 96 hours, XTC can be detected in urine up to 2 days after last dose. More on drug testing for XTC, detection times and peak levels of the drug here.
What's the harm in fantasizing? How can you stop? We review when sexual fantasy becomes a problem in sexual relationships and how you can stop here.
It is unlikely that you can get addicted to melatonin. More on the physical chemistry of melatonin, its uses and addiction liability here.
Addiction to NyQuil is uncommon, but possible. You can get addicted to NyQuil if you use it regularly to get high. More on the addiction liability of NyQuil and its ingredients here.
Cocaine has a short half life (about 60 minutes). But cocaine can stay in your system and be detected in urine 2-4 days after use. Detection time increases to 12-14 days for chronic or binge users. More on detection times, drug testing methods and liability of cocaine addiction here.