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17 Can you get addicted to hookah?

Can you get addicted to hookah?

September 10th, 2011

Yes, you can get addicted to the drug nicotine by smoking hookah. Hookah smoking is NOT a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. We review hookah addiction and other health risks here.

26 Does weed cause memory loss?

Does weed cause memory loss?

September 9th, 2011

Yes, weed causes memory loss. Is it only short term memory loss or is long term memory affected, too? How does weed work on the brain? We discuss here.

106 How long does Suboxone stay in your system?

How long does Suboxone stay in your system?

September 7th, 2011

One dose of buprenorphine (found in Suboxone) stays in your system and can be detected in urine for 3 days. Learn more about Suboxone half life and detection times here.

7 Bingo addiction: Can you become addicted to Bingo?

Bingo addiction: Can you become addicted to Bingo?

September 6th, 2011

Yes, you can become addicted to Bingo and gamble compulsively. It does not matter what game you become addicted to, if you show symptoms of gambling addiction, you have a problem. Learn more about Bingo addiction.

5 Can you get addicted to weed?

Can you get addicted to weed?

September 5th, 2011

Yes, you can get addicted to weed. If you smoke chronically, your risk of addiction is high. More on weed addiction here.

44 Does Adderall get you high?

Does Adderall get you high?

September 4th, 2011

When taken as prescribed, Adderall increases dopamine slowly in the brain. But you can get high on Adderall in high doses, or by crushing, snorting or injecting it...while Adderall addiction risk increases. More here.

4 Can alcohol withdrawal kill you?

Can alcohol withdrawal kill you?

September 2nd, 2011

Yes, alcohol withdrawal can be fatal, especially for severe cases of alcohol dependence. But most serious problems that can kill you during alcohol withdrawal are preventable and can be managed. More here.

126 Ingredients of legal weed

Ingredients of legal weed

September 1st, 2011

Is fake weed harmful? Yes, fake weed ingredients can cause harm. The active compound present in legal weed is a synthetic cannabinoid(s). More here.

9 AA founder's original message

AA founder's original message

August 29th, 2011

What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.

4 OxyContin addiction statistics

OxyContin addiction statistics

August 28th, 2011

Top 5 annual .gov reports with statistics on OxyContin use, abuse and addiction facts. Plus, where to find OxyContin addiction statistics on the web.

9 When you should not stop drinking cold turkey

When you should not stop drinking cold turkey

August 26th, 2011

You should not stop drinking cold turkey if you expect alcohol withdrawal. Alcohol withdrawal requires medical management. We review specific risks of complications during cold turkey withdrawal from alcohol here.

44Buprenorphine half life

Buprenorphine half life

September 8th, 2011

The half life of buprenorphine is between 24-60 hours. Learn why buprenorphine half life is so long and the difference between half life and distribution half life here.

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Can you get high on Zoloft?

September 3rd, 2011

Most people DO NOT get high on Zoloft. In fact, less than 1% of people who take Zoloft get high on it. Learn why not, plus a brief look at Zoloft addiction risk.

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1Brain circuits and drug use

Brain circuits and drug use

August 31st, 2011

Drugs behave on brain circuits in common ways. Neuroscientist, Dr. Paul Farrow, reviews brain circuits and drug use. What happens in the mind of a drug addict? Find out here.

1DUI assessment questions

DUI assessment questions

August 27th, 2011

Every state has different laws for DUI and DWI convinctions. And the DUI assessment questions are different, too. Common features of DUI assessments here.

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