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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, you can get addicted to weed. If you smoke chronically, your risk of addiction is high. More on weed addiction here.
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.
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.
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.
What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.
Top 5 annual .gov reports with statistics on OxyContin use, abuse and addiction facts. Plus, where to find OxyContin addiction statistics on the web.
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.