Drug

Phases of drug addiction

Many individuals who fall into the trap of drug addiction do not realize that they are developing a problem, until they are already too much inside. You must learn more about the initial symptoms and observe people who are possible addicts, so that they can be given immediate appropriate treatment. Drug addiction is an abnormal condition triggered by too much use of drugs. Addiction disorders include the use of short-term drugs, a slower ability to react to the natural stimulus and be prone to relapse. Read More

Primodina has a risk of becoming addictive

Certain drugs are prescribed for the control of epilepsy and other attacks. One of these is the primidone. Brands like RO- Primidone and Mysoline are some examples. Although classified as anticonvulsant drugs, primidone possesses many of the characteristics of barbiturates. It is for this reason that it has the potential risk of becoming addictive. Read More

6 tips to help an addicted child

The United Association for the Prevention of Addictions, of Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico), makes a series of recommendations on how to help those suffering from a problem of drug addiction. Read More

7 causes of drug addiction

Many individuals who become entangled in the use of drugs, is for reasons that depend on the circumstances in which they find themselves. You can start out by curiosity and eventually get hooked. The person may have been exposed to a drug or may be someone who needs medication to cope with the pressures of life or for other reasons. The addiction happens when the drug has been used constantly until the user becomes dependent. Most do not wait or do not believe this can happen to them. Read More

90% of money in North America has traces of cocaine

A study of 30 large cities in 5 countries found that 90% of Canadian and US banknotes contain small traces of cocaine. It is followed by Brazil with 80%, China and Japan. Yueganga Zuo, leader of the investigation, speculates that the high levels of cocaine residues found are due to the increase in the use of the drug, an industry estimated at 70 billion dollars a year for the United States. Read More

Addiction, an old problem

Addiction is defined as an abnormal condition that takes place becoming compulsive, uncontrollable and frequent. This condition is part of an obsession or addiction disorder that continues even in the face of destructive circumstances. It can be a dependency on a street drug or medication. symptom Read More

5 medical uses of marijuana

The Ministry of Health of Mexico rejects the legalization of marijuana, both for medical and recreational use, due to the repercussions that this product may have on health, points out that there is not enough scientific evidence to support the benefits of cannabis for therapeutic purposes . However, some nations have approved its use for the treatment of certain diseases and disorders, we list 5 below: Read More

Adapting to live without drugs

Stress is a justification that can refer to many things. Technically it involves the physical and emotional reaction of a person to the pressure of his environment or of himself. The term stress generally denotes a bad meaning because it can become an inevitable part of life. When this happens, a person may feel overstressed and suffer physically, emotionally or both. Read More

Drug addiction for experiencing new experiences

Drug use begins at younger and younger ages and it is known that those who do it for the first time experience a sense of happiness, but they do not know that addiction will cause this type of temporary pleasurable feelings to turn into the opposite, says Carlos Tena Tamayo , commissioner of the National Council against Addictions Read More

Addictions are increased in women

In the last five years (5 years) the cases of addiction have increased alarmingly among the women of the municipality of Nezahualcóyotl, so the director of the Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration Center, "Un Amigo Más", Yolanda Cerqueda acknowledged that she is It is necessary to establish an exclusive hostel for this sector. Read More

Hispanic teenagers consume more drugs in the US

Hispanic teenagers residing in the United States have a higher consumption of drugs than Caucasian adolescents, according to data collected by 3 national surveys conducted in the United States. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveys, Monitoring the Future, and National Survey on Drug Use and Health have found considerable ethnic differences in the use of substances such as alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana among adolescents and adults. Read More

Butabarbital: addiction and overdose

Butabarbital is one of the drugs prescribed for seizures or epileptic seizures. It is also used as a sleep medication (hypnotic) or as a daytime sedative (anticonvulsant). Like other barbiturates, butabarbital works by interfering with nerve impulses to the brain. By itself, it may not be as effective in epileptic seizures, but in conjunction with other anti-seizure agents, the result can be dramatic. Read More

California rejects recreational use of marijuana

Citizens of California in the United States, voted against the legalization of marijuana for recreational use and its sale, noting that it would generate legal chaos and the likelihood that people who consume it could get to work in poor condition. Read More

Cannabinoids, regulated drug

All drugs have side effects. A large number of them have been classified as legal only for certain uses, due to the risk of addiction. Cannabinoids are in this category of regulated drugs. It is important to understand more about its effects and learn how devastating they can be if abused. There are several factors to consider to increase your safety. Overview Read More

Centers against addictions will be supervised

In Mexico City only 17% of people who have a problem of drug abuse or dependence are in treatment. The centers that serve people with addictions in the capital of the country will be verified by the federal and local health secretaries. Read More

Five key factors that predispose to addictions

A drug is defined as any substance that in the body, produces changes in the cells of the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior. The factors that make a person come to depend on a substance can be many, but ultimately do not obey a single cause, but the problem of addictions are a multifactorial problem. Hereditary Factor Read More