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What Can Drug Abuse Do to the Nose?

What Damage Can Drug Abuse Do To the Nose? People can ingest chemical substances in a variety of ways. Some ingest certain substances orally, taking them in the form of a pill or a capsule. Other people might ingest drugs nasally, inhaling a powdered drug like cocaine or a crushed-up medication. Some people smoke drugs […]

How Does Heroin Affect Your Brain?

Serious Effects of Heroin on the Brain Heroin is a highly addictive and widely abused illegal opioid drug, one that is responsible for thousands of overdose-related deaths on an annual basis. Over the past several years, rates of heroin abuse and overdose death related to heroin have been on the rise throughout the country. According […]

Why Does Anxiety Go Away After Using Heroin?

Using Opiates for Anxiety is Dangerous People turn to chemical substances for a variety of reasons. Some people begin to use drugs and alcohol to self-medicate the symptoms associated with an underlying mental health condition. Substance abuse and mental illness are very closely interlinked for a variety of reasons. For example, someone with depression might […]

Can You Stop Using Heroin Without Medical Help?

Trying to Get Clean Off Heroin Alone An individual who has developed a physical and psychological dependence on heroin will undeniably experience a wide range of associated withdrawal symptoms as soon as he or she suddenly stops using. Rather than enter into a medical detox program, many individuals attempt to quit using heroin on their […]