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ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 14 Jan 2013 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.co ... Read on »
Sickle Cell and Drug Addiction, part 1 by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 May 2011 5:28am Written by Sickle Cell Warrior on 05 May 2011   Addiction is very easy to stumble into and very hard to get out of, especially when you have a chronic medical condition that requires some form of pain management therapy. We do give medical professionals alot of flack for treating us all l ... Read on »
The Sickle Cell Drug Addicts by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:00pm I'm a nurse in a NYC public hospital and we have a cohort of patients w/SC who I see in the ED at least everyday or every other day. The hospital has a SC clinic but when it closes the patients come to the ED. They don't have to wait and everyone knows them. So for the next 6-8hrs they are given high doses of Dilaudid/Benadryl (at least three ro ... Read on »
Drug Addiction Disease by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 02 May 2010 9:53am Drug addiction is a disease. There’s no doubt about that. In fact experts say that drug addiction is more of a brain disease than anything else. Scientific advances have offered amazing insights into how the brain works and what drugs do to the way the brain functions. Luckily, however, this disease is treatable and curable. Alt ... Read on »
The Power of Drug Addiction and How It Can Affect the Body by Kodjoworkout Posted Tue 24 Jul 2012 8:30am Addiction is a powerful problem to overcome. It may start gradually, but it can quickly progress into a larger issue, causing real, physical harm to our bodies. For some, addiction can be extremely pernicious, causing them to do things that they do not want to do, and at tim ... Read on »
Teen Drug Addiction by Mady Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 7:10am 1 Comment It’s every parent’s nightmare facing teen drug addiction. As children enter their teenage years they begin to separate from their parents, explore the adult world and fashion an image of their place in it.   Even the most conscientious parents may not be able to protect their teens from the  predatory lure of drugs,  readily available in or ... Read on »
Drug Addiction Treatment Center by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 2:15pm In the pastwhen a person found themselves struggling with drug addiction and they wanted to find a treatment center where they could get help with that addictionthey were met with discerning looksjudgmental peopleand coldstark facilities. A lot has changed over the year when it comes to treatment centers for drug addiction. Takefor ... Read on »
Artists and Addiction – Part 2 by Douglas E. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 06 Feb 2014 10:34pm [Continued from Part 1 ] A disposition to use substances to deal with emotional challenges can start with being prescribed medications. In the book Gifted Grownups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential, Lisa, age 14, talks about being given Valium by a doctor: “Taking pills or smoking a joint helped get me through the day.” ... Read on »
Drug Addiction and Recovery : An Opioid Addict’s Experience by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Fri 29 Mar 2013 10:10pm The following account is the exact words of an opioid addict’s experience with drug addiction and recovery sent anonymously to Medical Island. The individual’s experience is a real eye opener for other addicts battling their way in and out of drug addiction At the end of ten years of opioid use (including Hy ... Read on »
This is a very informative ... by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.com/2010/08/a ... Read on »