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Symptoms of Cocaine Overdose

Symptoms of Cocaine Overdose Cocaine is a Schedule II controlled substance, which means that, although it is an illicit drug, it has some medical uses. Cocaine is a local anesthetic. It is applied to certain areas of the body (for example, the nose, mouth, or throat) to cause loss of feeling or numbness. This allows […]

The link between Cocaine Use and Anorexia

April 8, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Cocaine, Eating Disorders

The link between cocaine use and anorexia is becoming more and more apparent to researchers. The frequency of the co-occurring disorders, especially in young women, is influencing the way people look at the two issues. It is not uncommon for people with eating disorders to use some kind of substance whether it is cocaine or […]

Long Term Effects of Meth Use

April 30, 2012 by  
Filed under Meth

  Methamphetamine is a powerfully addictive stimulant that dramatically affects the central nervous system. The drug is made easily in clandestine laboratories with relatively inexpensive over-the- counter ingredients. These factors combine to make meth-amphetamine a drug with high potential for widespread abuse. Methamphetamine is commonly known as “speed,” “meth,” and “chalk.” In its smoked form […]