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Drug Addiction And Drug Abuse by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 9:58pm People use drugs for a variety of reasons - mostly, though, to numb the pain of everyday life so they don’t have to face it. Eventually drug use turns to drug abuse and finally to drug addiction. Most people use the two terms interchangeably, but the truth is there is a difference between drug abuse and drug addiction. Drug abuse is ... Read on »
Switching addictions, can a drug addict drink Alcohol? by David M. Posted Fri 09 Aug 2013 5:00am By David Joel Miller Can or should a drug addict drink? This comes up frequently in recovery circles. Typically after the person has drunk and had a bad result.   One saying, that may tell the story, is that if … Continue reading → Read on »
About Addiction: Drug use, Addiction Recovery, and smoking by Adi Jaffe Posted Mon 11 Oct 2010 3:58pm We’re back with our weekly post about addiction news and research. We’ve got harm reduction in Australia, heroin ads that don’t work, the impact of drug abuse on children, and more.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read on »
About Addiction: Drugs and Addiction by Adi Jaffe Posted Mon 01 Nov 2010 2:12pm You didn’t think we’d let you go a whole week without giving you another of our amazing updates about addiction news and research from around the globe did you? I’m sure you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read on »
Prescription Drug Abuse: Superwoman Syndrome Fuels Concern by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 6:24am Part I By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA There’s no doubt that prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America, and it’s escalating in epic proportions.  Prescription drug abuse affects men, women and teens.  Concerning trends include older adults, adolescents and women. On MSNBC’s website, Karen Asp writes, Superwoman sy ... Read on »
Sex Addiction Is Real — Believe It! by Bill W. Health Maven Posted Thu 24 Apr 2014 10:21pm My name is Bill, and I’m recovering from sex and love addiction. There. I said it.   It’s taken me a year to get up the nerve to write about this. The shame associated with sex in general and the concept of sex addiction in particular makes it even harder to admit than alcoholism (recovering alcoholic here) or drug addiction (ditto ... Read on »
Natural Healing from Meth Addiction and Drug Abuse by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 5:06pm 2 Comments Q. How can I use natural medicine to heal my body from drug addiction?I am a recovering meth addict. I have been off meth for five years now, but continue to gain weight. It seems like meth abuse destroyed my metabolism. What can I do to lose the weight, and not feel so tired all the time? A. First and foremost, congratulations for staying ... Read on »
Addiction to Drugs by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Jun 2009 4:09pm Until now the source of Michael Jackson’s death is not yet known. But there are news that are surfacing that MJ died because he was injected a certain drug that triggered the cardiac arrest. In the past, Michael Jackson has admitted to being addicted to drugs. You know with thoughts like that I cannot help but wonder if I am close to being addict ... Read on »
Fight The Devastating Disease Of Addiction With Drug Rehabilitation by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 10:05am Sunset Malibu aims to meet the unique needs of unique patients. As should perhaps go without saying, drug rehabilitation treatment can only work if it’s done the right way by the right people. If you’ve made it this far, you obviously don’t need to be told about the perils of drug abuse. You kn ... Read on »
Body image and medicalization: Socially relevant behavioral “addictions” beyond drug use by Adi Jaffe Posted Sat 21 May 2011 1:15pm We know that addiction can go beyond drug use, but are we becoming addicted to making our bodies perfect? I put “addiction” in parentheses here because I think it’s important to distinguish substance-related addictions from behavioral ones. There’s no doubt that people’s behavior can become compulsive in the same way addicts become compul ... Read on »