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  • Vicoprofen Abuse, Signs, Symptoms, and Addiction Treatment

    Vicoprofen Abuse, Signs, Symptoms, and Addiction Treatment

    Vicoprofen is one of the many brand names for a hydrocodone-based drug, which also contains ibuprofen. Unfortunately, this drug is often abused by those hoping to experience hydrocodone's euphoric high. Call 800-807-0951 now in order to find help and to put an end to your substance abuse as soon as possible.
    Understanding Vicoprofen Though the most frequently prescribed combination...

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  • Heroin - A Highly Addictive Opioid Drug

    Heroin - A Highly Addictive Opioid Drug

    Heroin is a powerful opioid drug that's made from morphine, which is a substance that occurs naturally in the Asian opium poppy plant. The naturally occurring gummy-like substance is extracted from the poppy seedpods then processed into heroin. Heroin is an illegal drug manufactured in clandestine labs and highly attainable.
    Forms of Heroin White heroin (powder) is the purest form of the...

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  • Forgive and Let Go Of Anger

    Forgive and Let Go Of Anger

    Anger is a very normal emotion that can occur for many different reasons. Anger isn't necessarily a negative emotion though. A person can become angry if they've been hurt by someone, threatened, provoked or taken advantage of. So there's definitely times when anger can be a normal emotional response but it's the intensity and holding onto anger that's unhealthy and has a negative impact on a...

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  • Teens Abusing Prescription Medications

    Teens Abusing Prescription Medications

    Back in the "good old days," it seemed that parents worried more about their teenagers taking illegal or "street" drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or similar drugs than they did about their teenagers taking prescription or "legal" drugs. The danger of teenagers taking illegal drugs still exists; unfortunately, the incidences of teenagers taking and abusing prescription drugs are rising....

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  • Abuse of Muscle Relaxers

    Abuse of Muscle Relaxers

    Prescription drugs that are used as muscle relaxers work to relieve pain and relax contracted (tightened) muscles. Damage to the muscles can occur as a result of overexertion due to physical exercise, or because of certain illnesses. Spinal cord and other injuries can also result in muscle damage or can cause muscle spasms.
    Types of Muscle Relaxers That Are Abused There are several...

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  • What Is Dextropropoxyphene?

    What Is Dextropropoxyphene?

    Dextropropoxyphene is an opioid analgesic, also known as a pain killer, prescribed to patients suffering from mild or moderate pain. Dextropropoxyphene was manufactured and introduced by Eli Lilly and Company for the use of pain management for sufferers of chronic pain such as headaches, muscle cramps, backaches and menstrual cramps.
    Aside from relieving pain, the drug also has some...

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  • A Holistic Approach to Drug and Alcohol Addiction

    A Holistic Approach to Drug and Alcohol Addiction

    If you or someone you care about has been struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, you are probably exploring your treatment options and wondering which approach will be the most effective. Finding the right treatment for drug and alcohol addiction is not always an easy, or a fast, process, and the wealth of choices can make the selection that much harder.
    One of the options you...

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  • The Importance of Heroin Relapse Prevention

    The Importance of Heroin Relapse Prevention

    To the uninitiated, getting off heroin can seem like the most difficult thing a person could ever do, but longtime addicts know better. Those experienced former addicts know that recovering from heroin addiction is a lifelong struggle, not a short-term project that can be completed and forgotten.
    Another thing those former addicts know is that avoiding relapses can be even harder than...

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  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    The world of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can be a confusing and frightening one, especially for sufferers who know next to nothing about the diagnosis. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with OCD, you probably have a lot of questions, and finding the right answers is not always an easy task.
    As the name implies, men and women suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder...

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  • Addiction Treatment - Trusting in a Higher Power

    Addiction Treatment - Trusting in a Higher Power

    While many people focus on the abuse of illicit drugs like heroin and alcohol, the abuse of alcohol is just as serious and far more widespread. The fact that alcohol is both totally legal and easily accessible only exacerbates the damage the drug can do. The fact that alcohol is both physically and psychologically addictive only adds to the dangers the drug poses for men and women of all ages,...

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