Category: Opioids

Tiger Woods Eagles Recovery as Addiction Brought Back His Winning Game

September 22, 2018

Tiger Woods and the Battle With Addiction It might seem odd to say that it may have been the drug addictions plaguing Tiger Woods that brought him back to his career limelight. If you have been through addiction treatment and recovery, it wouldn’t seem strange at all. For those yet to deal with the demon […]

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Addicts Are Deliberately Harming Animals to Get Opioid Prescriptions

September 12, 2018

A recent survey carried out by the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School for Public Health has revealed the alarming trend of addicts harming animals in order to get their hands on opioids. The survey revealed that just 13 percent of vets were aware that an owner had intentionally harmed an […]

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Morphine: What You Need To Know

September 3, 2018

When people are in severe pain following surgery, or are suffering from chronic pain due to terminal medical conditions, they’ll often receive a prescription for a painkiller called morphine. Morphine is classified as an opioid analgesic. When taken in high doses, it can cause respiratory distress and even death. Once users become addicted, and start […]

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The 5 Most Addictive Drugs on the Planet

July 31, 2018

Addiction is a compulsive, substance-seeking behavior found in individuals who show signs of withdrawal when use is stopped. There has been an ongoing debate over which drugs are considered the most addictive. According to a panel of experts, how addictive a substance is can actually be measured. To determine addictiveness, experts compare the effect of […]

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Performance Anxiety, Opioids and Depression in Athletes

January 29, 2018

Sports fans can readily recite their list of professional, collegiate or hometown favorites in a heartbeat because we wear our allegiance to athletes close to the vest. Corporations bank on it with ballplayer endorsements. Universities rely on it to increase enrollments and NCAA rankings. Parents justify it as support for their sons and daughters, perhaps […]

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