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Is ADHD A Disability?

Both ADHD and learning disabilities affect how individuals, especially children, learn. But at the same time, they have some major differences. So can ADHD fit in the category of a learning disability?   What Is ADHD? ADHD, or Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a chronic neuropsychiatric condition that affects both children and adults. In fact, ADHD is…

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A Guide to Speed

  What Is the Drug “Speed?” Speed is a street name for methamphetamine, which is an extremely addictive central nervous system stimulant. Other nicknames for this drug include meth, crystal meth, crank, chalk, and more. Speed is a white and odorless powder with a very bitter taste. Individuals can consume speed by snorting it, smoking…

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Xanax & Muscle Tension

While Xanax is designed to ease the mind, it can also be very beneficial for the body. Just as this prescription drug calms the brain, it can relieve muscle tension and pain as well.   What Is Xanax? Xanax is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant in the Benzodiazepine category of drugs. It is available…

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Naltrexone and Hydrocodone

Naltrexone and Hydrocodone are both prescription medications. They are typically used to treat different conditions, but may sometimes be combined. Since these two drugs affect the body differently, they may cause serious complications when they are combined.   What Is Naltrexone? Naltrexone is a prescription opiate that is available in both generic and brand name…

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What Do Detox Drinks Do?

Detox Drinks: What Do They Do? Some individuals use detox drinks to pass a drug test for their job, probation, or another reason. There are many manufactured and homemade drinks that claim to flush the body of drugs and help people pass drug tests. But do they actually work?   What Are Detox Drinks? Detox…

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Internet Addiction in Teenagers

Teenagers & Internet Addiction When we think of addiction, we usually associate it with substances such as alcohol and illicit drugs. However, addiction is more intertwined in our everyday lives than we may think. For example, a majority of the world’s population is addicted to caffeine. Even though caffeine is known to be addictive, many…

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Alcohol & Swollen Lymph Nodes

Heavy alcohol consumption puts individuals at risk for serious complications and diseases. In addition to causing common conditions like heart disease and liver damage, heavy drinking may make some existing conditions harder to maintain. For example, say someone has a disease such as Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which affects the lymph nodes. This individual’s lymph nodes are…

Does Clonidine Help with Opioid Withdrawal?

Clonidine & Opioid Withdrawal Opioid withdrawal can be a very unpleasant, intense, and possibly dangerous process. However, there are many tools out there that are used to help relieve the symptoms of withdrawal. Some of these tools include prescription medications such as Clonidine. An Introduction to Clonidine Clonidine is a prescription medication that belongs to…