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Rock Bottom: From prescription pills to heroin

June 12, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Drug Abuse

Rock Bottom: From prescription pills to heroin The abuse of prescription pills is leading many individuals to heroin. Why? Heroin is a cheap alternative to a very expensive prescription pill habit. Prescription pills can range from 20 to 60 dollars a pill while heroin runs from 3 to 20 dollars a bag. Unfortunately for the […]

What are antidepressants?

March 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Antidepressants, Mental Health

What are antidepressants? Anti-depressants are drugs that were originally made in the 1950’s to treat depression. Despite being called anti-depressants, these drugs are now used to treat a variety of conditions such as anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, chronic pain and more. Anti-depressants work to balance the chemicals in the brain. The neurotransmitters in the brain that […]

Is acetaminophen dangerous?

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Acetaminophen

The well-known pain reliever and anti-inflammatory drug acetaminophen is great for minor aches and pains but as with all drugs it has its dangers. You may be wondering with a common drug, such as acetaminophen, is it dangerous? There are some dangers with acetaminophen. The dangers of acetaminophen are usually in accordance with other factors […]