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August 1, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Can Someone Overdose On Methamphetamine?

Overdosing on methamphetamine is both real and life-threatening. It can result in stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, and death. Ways of abusing and overdose on meth include snorting, injecting, and heating and smoking. When an individual is overdosing on methamphetamine, … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

The goal of drug and alcohol rehab is to help addicted individuals stop drug use and maintain sobriety while also learning the skills needed to cope with family, workplace and societal interaction. It’s crucial that the individual find a rehab … Continue reading

October 7, 2016
by Staff Writer
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ADHD Drugs Are Leading People To Crystal Meth

An unfortunate result of ADHD addiction is people turning to crystal meth as a substitute when medications such as Adderall run out. These days, more and more people are being prescribed ADHD medications due to a mental disorder, and while … Continue reading

August 15, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Prevalence of Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Abuse in Rural Areas

According to the International Journal of Drug Policy in a 2015 published article, 4.9% of rural adults and 5.9% of urban adults reported non-medical use of prescription opioids in 2015. States that showed more prevalence of death and injury were … Continue reading

October 7, 2015
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Suppressing Memories of Meth Addiction – Research Study

Florida researchers have finally taken the next step in understanding how to eliminate memories of addiction through the use of a particular chemical, getting closer to improving drug addiction treatment by preventing the likelihood of relapse. However, one problem is … Continue reading

August 24, 2015
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Warning Signs of Addiction For Different Kinds of Drugs

Any time a person begins to abuse a drug, or is starting to suffer from a drug addiction, there are “warning signs” that often give clues as to what kind of drug is being abused. These clues are useful for … Continue reading

July 2, 2015
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Adverse Effects of Meth Use

Meth use is always unpredictable in nature, both physically and psychologically. There’s no real way to know for sure how long the effect of the drug will last, or how potent the chemicals are in the drug. It often causes … Continue reading

March 20, 2015
by Lets-Do-It
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Methamphetamine Use Causes Higher Risk of Parkinson’s Disease, research says

Research studies show that people who use methamphetamine have an increase risk of having Parkinson’s disease, which was evaluated through the use of medical records of over 40,000 people in Utah. Of that group, 5,000 were ‘meth’ users, 1,800 were … Continue reading

September 16, 2014
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Vyvanse and Strattera Medications To Help Battle Methamphetamine Addiction

Addicts who are dependent on methamphetamine face great difficulties when in recovery – withdrawal symptoms and relapse are just a few. A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) are conducting studies for the development … Continue reading

June 26, 2014
by Lets-Do-It
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What is Liquid Meth?

Methamphetamine, also known as just meth, crystal, chalk, or ice is a very powerful stimulant with extreme potential for addiction. The drug works by influencing the brain to produce higher amounts of dopamine, a chemical associated with reward, pleasure, motivation, … Continue reading

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