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Dangers of Abusing Meth

Meth abuse is prevalent in society today. Recent statistics show that millions of people worldwide abuse the drug, and about a half-million people use meth at least once a week in America. These numbers are concerning because the dangers of meth abuse include severe health complications and fatal overdose. Not everyone gets addicted to meth,…

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How to Educate Yourself About Cocaine Addiction

Knowing that someone you love is struggling with a substance use disorder can be disheartening. You may want to do everything in your power to ensure they’re okay and help them get back to a healthy state. At Serenity House Detox, we’re a health and wellness center offering detox programs for addiction recovery. We help…

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Vyvanse Side Effects: What To Expect

If you are struggling with dependence on or addiction to Vyvanse, you are not alone. You were likely prescribed this stimulant drug by a doctor, either for ADHD or another condition, and slowly became dependent on it. Vyvanse, like many other prescription medications, can cause adverse side effects and addiction. Once you are addicted to…

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Detox from Meth Comfortably and Safely in Florida

  In order to begin the journey toward recovery from meth addiction, an integral first step will be meth addiction detox. Methamphetamine, or meth, is a dangerous, potentially fatal, and incredibly addictive substance that can ruin lives and break up families. Thankfully, there is a way out from addiction at our meth detox center. By…

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Cocaine Overdose Symptoms

Cocaine is an incredibly addictive stimulant drug. It has been used consistently in tribal groups for thousands of years. However, in the late 80s, it became increasingly popular for celebrities and members of pop culture to use and abuse this drug. Because so many of the rich and powerful followed this practice, people began to…

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Signs of Fentanyl Overdose

Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid painkiller medication. This prescribed drug is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. It has also become one of America’s most abused prescription medications. Unfortunately, most people know very little about the drug or its properties. When someone abuses a medication this powerful, they are always putting themselves…

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Physical Effects of Cocaine Detox on the Body

Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant that can cause both physical and psychological dependence. The first step in cocaine use disorder treatment is to go through cocaine withdrawal, otherwise known as the effects of cocaine detox. The withdrawal process produces uncomfortable and even potentially dangerous physical symptoms. Therefore, you may not want to complete the…

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Fastest Way to Get Meth Out of Your System

Methamphetamine (meth) is a synthetic stimulant that affects the central nervous system. It quickly creates an intense high that disappears soon after. It is tempting to think that when this high dissipates, the drug has left your body. However, traces of the drug linger for up to ten days after your last use. This is…

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When Does Xanax Use Become Addiction?

Xanax is the brand name for the central nervous system depressant alprazolam. It is a prescribed medication used to treat anxiety, including social anxiety disorder and panic disorder. When taken as a physician recommends, there is a low risk of Xanax addiction. However, misusing the drug by mixing it with other substances or taking a…

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The First Stages of Meth Addiction Treatment

Methamphetamine is a powerful and addictive drug that affects the central nervous system. Some amphetamines are sometimes used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and manage weight loss. However, illegal formulations such as the street drug known as crystal meth are more common. Recovering from meth addiction is difficult because the drug…