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Am I Addicted to Xanax?

Daily stress, societal pressure, family life, and sudden trauma affect a person’s well-being. Prolonged stress can cause anxiety, insomnia, and other health problems. Because of these stressors, people around the United States take Xanax every day. A common benzodiazepine, Xanax, is prescribed by doctors for short-term anxiety, depression, and panic disorders. Doctors across the country…

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Risks of Prescription Painkillers

Prescription drug abuse is one of the leading addiction issues in our country today. Many begin taking prescription painkillers after a routine surgery or minor injury. These drugs block pain receptors in the brain, altering brain chemistry. Because of this, these drugs can be habit-forming. Prescription drug abuse takes physical, emotional, and psychological tolls on…

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Kicking Your Prescription Drug Dependence

Hundreds of millions of prescription medications are dispensed across the United States every year. The types of prescriptions range from prescription-strength vitamins to medications that treat a wide variety of medical conditions. These drugs often offer relief of symptoms such as pain relief. Although physicians write prescriptions to treat their patients for medical conditions, some…

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Does Prescription Drug Addiction Require Detox to Overcome?

Detox is the first stage of most prescription drug addiction treatment programs, but how important is it? It’s a fair question for anyone considering prescription drug treatment to ask. Prescription drug addiction treatment at Atlanta Detox Center is just one of the options people have for their recovery journeys. If you or someone you care…

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Symptoms of Prescription Drug Addiction in a Loved One

Unfortunately, addiction is one of the most pressing issues facing the modern healthcare system today. While many people may think about alcohol and recreational drugs as potentially addictive substances, prescription drugs can be just as dangerous. If you are worried that someone you know may require prescription drug addiction treatment, you may be wondering about…

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How to Start an Adderall Cleanse

Doctors often prescribe Adderall for patients with sleep disorders or ADHD. If you take more than the prescribed dose or take Adderall without a prescription, you will most likely experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop taking them. Fortunately, the physical effects of Adderall withdrawal aren’t usually life-threatening. However, you may feel deeply depressed, so we…

diet pill addiction

Dangers of Diet Pill Addiction

Diet pills seem benign, something that’s easy to access and effective to use. Yet, many of these pills never receive FDA approval, nor do they have a lot of research behind them. What’s worse, they can lead to diet pill addiction. For those who are struggling with this type of drug addiction, there is help.…