Binge Drinking Damages Females More Than Males It’s well know that binge drinking can be just as harmful to your health as alcoholism and it presents other dangers such as an increased risk of accidents, violence and risky sexual behavior. The following health problems have been found to be associated with binge drinking: Alcohol poisoning.
Alcoholic Brains Do Not Function Properly The dangers of alcoholism are no secret. When you consistently consume excessive amounts of alcohol, the damage to your body and brain is obvious and backed by research. Since drinking is so common in many cultures and the effects vary so widely from person to person, it’s not always
Heavy Methamphetamine Users at Risk for Developing Schizophrenia Methamphetamine is a very addictive stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system. It is a Schedule II stimulant, which means it has a high potential for abuse and is available only through a prescription that cannot be refilled. However, its medical uses are limited and the
Addiction Redefined as a Disease The medical community has officially redefined the word addiction, previously assumed to be an individual behavioral issue, now to be defined as an actual brain disease. The American Society for Addiction Medicine’s two decades worth of neuroscience have uncovered how addiction hijacks different parts of the brain, it explains what
Turn on an episode of Cops and you might see people of all ages waste away behind a dumpster or in an alley way filling their lungs with various odors and vapor from typical household products (solvents), gases, or nitrites. When the officer confronts the struggling users, the conversation is often very one sided. That