Your sitting next to your toilet after a night of excessive drinking—shivering and heaving the little food you could manage to swallow. The myriad of symptoms makes you feel like death warmed over. As your head pounds, heart races, and the room appears to spin, you might start to wonder; “Is this just a bad hangover or do I have alcohol poisoning?” At such a helpless moment, the line between hangover and alcohol poisoning can seem rather thin. For this reason, it’s important to differentiate between the symptoms of alcohol poisoning and a hangover.
Do you have a friend who gets overly angsty and easily frazzled in high-pressure situations? Or maybe a spouse who constantly suspects you of betrayal? If so, these might be signs of neurosis.
Are you, or someone you know abusing Cyclobenzaprine to get high? Drugs like Flexeril are commonly misused recreationally and can lead to addiction.
Drug addiction can come in many forms from a variety of sources. Though some addictions start on the street, many begin within the home with prescription medications.
It is the sad truth that anything not categorized as relatively important or dangerous is often overlooked. Rarely—if ever—will you see an anti-drug campaign include inhalants. The statistics place Whippets drug and huffing in the epidemic territory, yet the seriousness just does not seem to resonate with millions of people. This miscategorization—or lack of awareness—only makes this more dangerous.
Did you know that there were nearly 3,000 hospitalization cases and death related to e-cigarettes as of February 2020? This comes in the wake of disturbing findings by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) on the rates of e-cigarette use among young people. According to the study, the use of e-cigarettes has increased dramatically to alarming levels – with 5 million middle and high school students reporting having smoked within the last 30 days.
Xanax is one of the best-known drugs in the country. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most popular drugs of abuse.
And there’s a strong, frightening link between Xanax bars and addiction.
There’s reason to be concerned if you suspect a loved one may be abusing Xanax and we’ve outlined some important points to understand about the dangers.