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Heroin Withdrawal

The use of heroin can quickly lead to addiction, sometimes after the first use. One of the most painful and difficult side effects of this addiction is the heroin withdrawal that always accompanies abuse. The highly potent and addictive opiate has no accepted medical use. However, it provides for a thriving and profitable black market business around the world. […]

Heroin Side Effects

Many users don’t know about the purity of the heroin they use, which increases the risk of serious heroin side effects, overdose, and death. Heroin is a dangerous, illegal opiate drug that is incredibly potent, and it’s 50 times stronger than morphine. It is also a depressant, affecting the brain’s pleasure and reward system. Some […]

Heroin Overdose

A heroin overdose can be fatal so it’s important to know the signs to watch for. The illegal opiate is a central nervous system depressant which can be deadly when mixed with other similar substances. Depending on the purity of the heroin and the user, lethal doses can range from 200 mg to over 1,000 […]

Heroin Addiction – Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Heroin Addiction

What Causes Heroin Addiction? Heroin addiction occurs because the brain has specific receptors that respond and change within minutes to the chemicals in opioids. The path to addiction starts as soon as brain cells have access to the drug. However, with an effective heroin detox treatment, addiction issues can be addressed. People can live a […]

Heroin Abuse

Heroin abuse is an illegal act, with no accepted medical use. Using heroin one time can lead to addiction for some. However, for others, it may take a few uses. Since all heroin use is recreational, addiction is almost a certainty with repeated use. Drug manufacturers synthesize heroin from morphine and the abuse of this […]

Hydrocodone Abuse

Do you feel you have lost control over your use of hydrocodone? Abusing medications containing hydrocodone can lead to the development of a tolerance, abuse and physical and psychological dependence. Most often, doctors prescribe hydrocodone for pain relief or cough suppression. It’s a generic opiate often combined with other medications such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and aspirin. […]

Lorcet Abuse

Opiate pain medication is a useful tool in the quest for pain management. However, use of these prescription drugs can lead to abuse and addiction if you’re not careful. Lorcet, the combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen, is often used for pain management and to a lesser extent, for cough suppression. The hydrocodone, a narcotic medication, […]

Percocet Treatment

Doctors and nurses sitting around a table discussing percocet treatment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 64,070 people died from drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2016. The number of overdoses increased by 21% over the previous year, and a striking 75% of those overdoses involved opioid abuse. Prescription painkillers, as well as heroin, are mainly responsible for these tragic statistics. […]

OxyContin Withdrawal

An addiction to OxyContin can be devastating. The good news is, there is a safe, responsible and humane detox program that can get you free of OxyContin dependence in just a few days. Withdrawing from OxyContin is often viewed as the hard part. In reality, you probably  already suffered enough through the hard part – […]

OxyContin Treatment Center

OxyContin treatment can cause a high level of anxiety, because the drug falls into the opiate category, which may be habit forming, causing both long term mental and physical addiction. Oxycodone comes in pill form, This drug is also known as Oxy, Oxy 80s, or Hillbilly Heroin. It can be found in many prescription drugs including Oxycontin, […]