Am I Addicted to Heroin?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 5, 2020

Heroin is a highly addictive drug, which means that even one use creates a change in the brain that can lead down a path of cravings, dependency, and addiction. Signs of heroin abuse vary and for some, it can creep up slowly and without notice. When using heroin in any form, there are noticeable signs Read More

Side Effects of Heroin Abuse

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 4, 2020

Heroin abuse affects everything you do. Physically, it affects your brain and cardiovascular system in various ways. It can slow down your breathing and heart rate due to the neurochemical changes it causes. Negative side effects of heroin abuse often include: nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, severe itchiness, and dilated pupils. Heroin abuse may also lead Read More

Treating Heroin Addiction – Still a Challenge?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated November 4, 2019

The world has been watching (and participating in) the rise of the prescription drug epidemic. Just after the 2014 death of acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, it seems as though our attention shifted toward the growing heroin epidemic. Both the prescription and heroin epidemics have played into one another, as most prescription drug addicts have Read More

The Hallmark Signs of Heroin Use

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated May 30, 2019

Heroin is one of the most addictive and dangerous drugs known to man. You’d imagine that the signs of use would be pretty clear, and they are in most cases.  Sometimes, however, heroin users can manage to pass for clean and continue on with their daily lives. If you’re living with or love someone who Read More

Suboxone Benefits: Treating Opioid & Opiate Addiction

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated November 9, 2018

What Is Suboxone? Suboxone is a medication that has the potential to reduce symptoms of opiate addiction and withdrawal. Suboxone treatment programs are often combined with therapy and should always be followed by aftercare support. Addiction to Suboxone is a very real issue, which is why treatment should be monitored, but the Suboxone benefits tend Read More

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