Sports, Pain Management and Addiction: A Vicious Cycle

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Sports, Pain Management and Addiction: A Vicious Cycle Athletes face a large amount of pressure when it comes to their bodies: Making sure it is in peak shape at all times and being able to perform at an elite level. Most athletes train their entire lives for their careers, for which they only have a… Continue reading Sports, Pain Management and Addiction: A Vicious Cycle

New Hulu Show ”Dopesick” On The Opioid Crisis

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New Hulu Show ”Dopesick” On The Opioid Crisis The more awareness surrounding the opioid crisis, the more people will be aware of it, and prevention measures can improve and increase. One of the ways to bring awareness and shine a light on the opioid crisis is through filmmakers creating new works to teach others in… Continue reading New Hulu Show ”Dopesick” On The Opioid Crisis

Symptoms and Signs of Pill Addiction

Symptoms and Signs of Pill Addiction

Symptoms and Signs of Pill Addiction Prescription medications can be helpful tools when used in the short term for specific issues. After surgery or significant injury, over-the-counter medications aren’t strong enough to ease the pain and make an individual feel comfortable while in recovery. In addition, anxiety medications can help individuals live more normal, happy… Continue reading Symptoms and Signs of Pill Addiction

Prescription Opioids Facts, Addiction and Treatments

Prescription Opioids Facts, Addiction and Treatments

Prescription Opioids Facts, Addiction and Treatments Dangerous prescription drugs are powerful medications used to reduce pain. Typically, they are prescribed after surgery, during recovery after a serious injury, for certain chronic pain conditions, or during certain cancer treatments. They include oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine. While they can be helpful for the people who need them,… Continue reading Prescription Opioids Facts, Addiction and Treatments

Prescription Pill Abuse: Symptoms of Opioid Abuse

Prescription Pill Abuse: Symptoms of Opioid Abuse

Prescription Pill Abuse: Symptoms of Opioid Abuse Opioids are a prescription medication used to treat pain. While they can be a helpful medical tool, they are also extremely addictive. Opioid addiction knows no bounds — no matter someone’s age, gender, socioeconomic class, or upbringing — addiction can happen to anybody. If you are concerned that… Continue reading Prescription Pill Abuse: Symptoms of Opioid Abuse

Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse

Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse

Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse Watching a loved one suffer from addiction can be one of the hardest things to go through. So can realizing that you, yourself, are experiencing addiction and may need to get outside help. Although prescription stimulants are prescribed to treat medical conditions and help many of its users live… Continue reading Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse

Symptoms of Prescription Pill Abuse: Benzodiazapine

Symptoms of Prescription Pill Abuse: Benzodiazapine

Symptoms of Prescription Pill Abuse: Benzodiazapine Benzodiazepines are a medication prescribed for a wide range of medical conditions, including anxiety, insomnia, seizures, muscle relaxation, and even alcohol withdrawal. While Benzodiazepines can be a helpful tool in treating these conditions, they are also dangerous and highly addictive. If you are suspecting that you or someone you… Continue reading Symptoms of Prescription Pill Abuse: Benzodiazapine

How Do I Know If I Am Addicted to My Prescription Medication?

How Do I Know If I Am Addicted to My Prescription Medication?

How Do I Know If I Am Addicted to My Prescription Medication? Dangerous prescription drug overdose deaths from the abuse of painkillers have increased at an alarming rate in the last half-decade. Oftentimes, these medications are being prescribed to treat the pain caused by traumatic injury, such as a car crash, a fall, sports injury,… Continue reading How Do I Know If I Am Addicted to My Prescription Medication?