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Commonly abused prescription drugs - 1: Signs and symptoms of Valium addiction

Commonly abused prescription drugs – 1: Signs and symptoms of Valium addiction

Valium, commonly known as diazepam, belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. It is a prescription medication used to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, convulsive disorders and muscle spasms. It is also used as a sedative or tranquilizer. Valium affects the brain and reduces activity in the nervous system. Valium can be ingested orally with […]

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Writer’s inclination toward opium in the Victorian era

Writer’s inclination toward opium in the Victorian era

Over the years creativity has become closely associated with addiction. Most of the famous creative minds are often linked with one or other kind of addiction ranging from alcohol to gambling to illicit substances. While traces of addiction can be found in the literature of every era, the 19th century primarily is notorious for addiction […]

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Codependence: Challenges of living with a drug-abusing partner

Codependence: Challenges of living with a drug-abusing partner

Drug Addiction is commonplace in the United States these days and cuts across a diverse population including children, adolescents, older adults, LGBT community, etc. A majority of the population is either addicted to drugs, or they are related to someone who is dependent on illegal substances. Living with a person addicted to illicit drugs can […]

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Power of acceptance in conquering addiction

Power of acceptance in conquering addiction

The decision to enter recovery and bid adieu to addiction is commendable. However, recovery is a long journey and requires a consistent effort. People resort to alcohol and substance abuse under the influence of their peers, out of curiosity, in an attempt to escape grief or other such major life events. Unfortunately, the short-term escape […]

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Human Rights Day: Treatment for addiction – a basic right, not a privilege

Human Rights Day: Treatment for addiction – a basic right, not a privilege

Often people inadvertently stumble into the world of addiction, whether to alcohol or prescription drugs, simply due to lack of knowledge and awareness. Addiction does not follow class, category, sect, religion, gender, age or country. Since anyone can develop an addiction, it is only fair that no one is denied treatment based on their color, […]

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Drug abuse: High risk periods and the beginning of addiction

Drug abuse: High risk periods and the beginning of addiction

There are certain phases in life when drug addiction is more likely to begin or peak. The teen years in particular is a time when parents need to be aware of their children’s possible exposure to drugs and how peer pressure can precipitate drug use. There are researches which show that the most likely times […]

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Surging addiction rates among parents jeopardizing children’s lives

Surging addiction rates among parents jeopardizing children’s lives

Addiction has emerged as a deadly epidemic that has gripped the entire United States. With over 30 million battling addiction to substances or alcohol, it has become important to focus on the immediate effect of the abuse on the health of the individual and its long-term impact on the economy and the health of the […]

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Transitional periods of life may trigger drug abuse

Transitional periods of life may trigger drug abuse

There are milestones in life when drug addiction is more likely to begin. The teenage years, in particular, are a time when parents should be aware of their teen’s possible exposure to drugs and how peer pressure can precipitate drug use. Research has shown that the most likely times for people to become addicted to […]

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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill introduction in Texas Legislative Assembly

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill introduction in Texas Legislative Assembly

Texas considers possession, consumption, growing and selling of marijuana as illegal. The only exception to the rule is allowing medical cannabis for patients diagnosed with intractable epilepsy. However, the veterans’ community of Texas has been pushing for legalization of medical marijuana across the state to ease out the lingering effects of war traumas on veterans. […]

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Texas veterans wait for legal medical marijuana in state

Texas veterans wait for legal medical marijuana in state

For the supporters of legal marijuana, November 8, 2016, was a day of rejoicing when recreational marijuana was legalized in California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine, and medical marijuana was legalized in North Dakota, Montana, Florida and Arkansas. However, when it comes to Texas, possession of even a tiny amount of marijuana can land one in […]

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