Tag Archives: Addiction

Why Using Hash or Hashish Is a Bad Idea

In today’s technology-oriented world, terms such as “hash function” or “hashing” refer to computer programming and mathematics. “Hash function” refers to a mathematical procedure the converts data into smaller units. “The term “hashing” can refer to a computer term for a data location technique or to the interference of signals between two radio broadcasting stations

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The Scary Reality of Nicotine Addiction

From the beginning of nicotine addiction to the bitter end of the smoker’s life, mountains of information about quitting tobacco are available, revealing surprising findings. Instead of beating the “quit smoking” drum forever with little results, the following paragraphs will help the reader begin on the road of understanding the real truth about nicotine. Becoming

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Understanding Addiction Definition

Dealing with an addiction in your own life or in the life of your friend or family member can seem overwhelming and at times, even nearly impossible to cope with on your own.

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Food Addiction and Eating Disorders

Dealing with any form of food addiction or an eating disorder can often be challenging and in severe cases, extremely life-threatening. Not only do eating disorders affect individuals who are struggling with them on their own, but it is not uncommon for eating disorders to put strain on relationships and relationships with close family and

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The Scary Effects of the GHB Drug

The GHB Drug comes in a variety of street names like “Liquid X,” “Georgia Home Boy,” or “Liquid ecstasy.” Perhaps one of the more telling street monikers for the drug, “Grievous Bodily Harm,” more accurately hints at the devastating effects that GHB, or Gamma Hydroxybutyrate, can have on the body’s central nervous system. GHB drug has a

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Drug Free: The American Dream

America has tried to be drug free for decades, but the problem seems to be getting worse. America is working hard to be drug free and become the safest place on earth to live. Working On a Drug Free America People start taking drugs for many reasons. Some people get addicted to drugs unknowingly or

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Cocaine-What is it? The Signs and Dangers of Cocaine Use

Cocaine is a stimulant drug that is extremely addictive. Those who use cocaine experience short-term feelings of euphoria and energy. There are a number of potentially dangerous physical effects, including increased heart rate, increased blood pressure as well as potential overdose when using cocaine. |SEE ALSO: What to Expect with a Cocaine Overdose| What is

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Sugar Addiction: Is Sugar Addictive?

When most people think about sugar, they imagine homemade cookies or wrapped candies. While everyone knows that eating too many of these things is bad for their health, a growing number of people are suggesting that sugar is actually a harmful substance, and it is possible to become addicted to sugar. While this might seem

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What Heroin Does to Your Body

In a perfect world there would be no such thing as drugs and violence. That being said however, our world is flawed and the best way to avoid addiction and life altering issues is to be prepared and to have as much knowledge as possible. Though heroin was a supremely popular drug in the 1980s,

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The Addicting Truth about Drug Addiction

Many people think they know what drug addiction is, but they do not realize how deep this type of addiction goes. Drug addiction destroys families, relationships, and any other situation you can think of. The good news in this situation is that help is available. Meet the Drug Addict A drug addict is a person

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When to Look for a Designated Driver

Imagine this. You are out with friends and enjoying an amazing night of drinking, dancing and socializing. Then the night comes to an end. What happens if everyone you are with has been drinking and for the most part are drunk? Do you a) get in the car and drive home, b) find someone else

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What is the Hazelden Foundation?

If you or a loved one has a problem with drugs and/or alcohol, it is important the you know what treatment options are available. The Hazelden Foundation is just one example, but it’s a pretty major one. The Hazelden Foundation (also known as the “Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation”) is a non-profit organization focused on the

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