What other kinds of pain meds are there that are NOT a narcotic? Dr. Burson lists alternatives to narcotic pain medication here.
Addiction is a complex and confusing disorder. Why do some people become addicted to substances or behaviors and others don't? We try to explain why here.
Is it wrong to be selfish when you're newly clean and sober? Yes. And no. We review both sides of the argument for and against selfishness in addiction recovery here.
Halfway houses can help get you clean and sober - or they can trigger a relapse. Learn the five (5) things that any half way house or 3/4 recovery house should have in place to support addiction recovery.
Most people who smoke start around or before age 18. Top 10 reasons people start smoking (based on research!) here.
Are you addicted to Facebook? Check out these signs of addiction to evaluate your Facebook use.
Normally, the body processes alcohol with enzymes. But if you drink heavily over time, the body reacts differently. We explain basic alcohol withdrawal AND alcohol metabolism here. Learn what happens after you stop drinking so that you know what's going on in the body.
Is it safe to drink alcohol and take Zoloft at the same time? We review here.
Alcohol withdrawal lasts from several hours to several days, but should be resolved within 7 days after your last drink. More on what affects the length of alcohol withdrawal symptoms here.
Why are nearly 30 million prescriptions for Zoloft written a year? Top 5 reasons why so many people are on Zoloft here.
Side effects of Vicodin range from mild lightheadedness to cloudy thinking or even Vicodin addiction. Effects of hydrocodone and acetaminophen here.