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Suboxone Vs Subutex – Fighting Against Opioid Dependence

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Opioid abuse/addiction is a national crisis in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioids accounted for 70% of drug overdose deaths in 2018. Additionally, the U.S. loses over $78.5 billion every year in its fight against opioid abuse and addiction—including synthetic opioids, heroin, and prescription pain relievers. One … Read more Suboxone Vs Subutex – Fighting Against Opioid Dependence

How Long Does Weed / THC Stay in Your System? Blood, Urine & Hair.

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How long does weed stay in your system? Specifically, we’ll look at How long it stays in your blood, urine, and hair.  Here’s an overview of what is covered in this article: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the primary psychoactive compound in marijuana – i.e., the source of the ‘high’ THC is broken down quickly into metabolites … Read more How Long Does Weed / THC Stay in Your System? Blood, Urine & Hair.

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?

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Snow, blow, coke, stash, flake, pearl, dust – cocaine goes by many names. But regardless of its catchy names, the illegal stimulant drug is a serious public health concern in the U.S. and around the globe. Drug use estimates point to a worrying trend: The number of cocaine users has been climbing steadily over the … Read more How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?

Can You Safely Mix Melatonin and Alcohol?

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Mixing Melatonin and Alcohol: Is it Safe? Are you regularly having trouble sleeping? If so, you’re not alone. According to various studies, the prevalence of insomnia—defined as difficulty with sleep quality, consolidation, duration, and initiation—ranges from 10% to 60%, depending on the demographics of a population. Anyone with sleep problems is typically well aware of … Read more Can You Safely Mix Melatonin and Alcohol?

How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your Urine? What’s The Truth?

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If you consume alcohol, then at some point in time you’ve probably asked the question – how long does alcohol stay in your system?Or more specifically, how long does alcohol stay in your urine? So, what is the truth? How long does alcohol stay in your urine before it can’t be detected anymore? How is Alcohol Metabolized in … Read more How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your Urine? What’s The Truth?

Trap Houses – A Thorn in the Fight Against Drug Abuse and Addiction

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Part of the drug problem in American society can be traced to the illegal drug dealers on the ground—and more specifically, the trap house. By recruiting new users and offering a constant supply of drugs, trap houses are directly (or indirectly) involved in the current drug overdose epidemic. This brings us to the purpose of … Read more Trap Houses – A Thorn in the Fight Against Drug Abuse and Addiction

Gabapentin High Explained. What is Gabapentin? Is Gabapentin Abused?

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What is Gabapentin? Gabapentin—also known as Neurontin—is a prescription medication approved by the FDA for treating neuropathic pain (nerve pain) and epileptic disorders (seizures). However, worrying trends over the past decade have led to combative actions by administrative bodies, such as considering it a schedule 5 controlled substance in two states because of its use and … Read more Gabapentin High Explained. What is Gabapentin? Is Gabapentin Abused?

Gateway Drugs – Marijuana, Tobacco & Alcohol

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People who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s as part of the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) generation are well aware of gateway drugs and their risks. The educational program—which was part of America’s War on Drugcampaign—taught kids and young adults that indulging in beer or marijuana increased the risk of advancing to hard … Read more Gateway Drugs – Marijuana, Tobacco & Alcohol

Is it Alcohol Poisoning Symptoms and Signs or a Hangover? – How to Tell

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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 … Read more Is it Alcohol Poisoning Symptoms and Signs or a Hangover? – How to Tell