Alcohol Withdrawal: What It’s Really Like

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The image of someone’s hands shaking because they haven’t had their morning booze may seem like a phenomenon reserved for homeless people and old men, but it’s shockingly common. There are more than 200,000 cases of alcohol withdrawal seen in the United States each year. Basically, if you drink alcohol heavily for weeks, months, years, […]


Xanax Plagues an Entire Generation

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Make no mistake, opiates are still on the rise in this country. However, it seems drug use as a whole is on the rise. Xanax, a popular anti-anxiety drug is the newest drug to take over the nation, especially college campuses. Popular with youth, Xanax is actually a pretty old drug. It’s a derivative of […]


Xanax Withdrawal “Everything You Need to Know”

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Don’t be fooled- the opioid crisis is still alarmingly present. However, another drug has popped up on college campuses, the party scene and generally across youth culture. This drug is Xanax. You may know of it as a popular variation of the drug Valium, a benzodiazepine first prescribed to primarily housewives in the 1960’s. This […]


Top 10 Most Addictive Prescription Pills

Many prescription drugs available today have serious side effects that can lead to abuse. Although doctors prescribe them quite often, a dependence on the substance can develop quickly. The mod abused drugs are technically used as painkillers, antidepressants, and stimulants. Though once the high hits, leading to relaxation or a heightened energy, it is easy […]


Opiate Withdrawal: A Timeline

Opiate addiction has been on the rise throughout the 21st century. Little to no restriction on medicinal opiates (painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone) in the beginning of the century created a society dependent on opioids. By the time the government started clamping down on legally prescribed opiates, America was already hooked and willing to […]