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Substance abuse leading to younger people having heart attacks

Substance abuse leading to younger people having heart attacks

08-21-2019 Posted in Detox Treatment, Drug Detox

Even though the overall rate of heart attacks in the U.S. has reduced, a recent study revealed that more heart attacks are taking place in people below 40 years of age. Heart attacks in people above 40 years have reduced as an outcome of using medications like statins and a decline in smoking. However, the…

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Tramadol prescriptions associated with a high rate of mortality in older patients with osteoarthritis

Tramadol prescriptions associated with a high rate of mortality in older patients with osteoarthritis

07-31-2019 Posted in Detox Treatment, Drug Detox

A preliminary prescription of tramadol for the management of pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA) in patients aged 50 or above is linked with a significantly higher risk of mortality over a year, stated a recently published paper in the Journal JAMA. The researchers drew the conclusion after comparing the outcomes to those of other commonly…

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Patient shares his experience: The unspoken, lonely side of quitting drugs

Patient shares his experience: The unspoken, lonely side of quitting drugs

07-22-2019 Posted in Detox Treatment, Drug Detox

It was his usual Saturday morning bike ride on his Harley Fat Boy for Nick Young. But neither did he nor his family ever imagine that it would have such a horrific ending. Young was involved in an accident which left him with a crushed right foot, several broken ribs, and a shattered hip bone….

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Secondhand harms of drinking impacts Americans, says study

Secondhand harms of drinking impacts Americans, says study

07-16-2019 Posted in Alcohol Detox, Detox Treatment

Like smoking, alcohol abuse may also lead to secondhand harms, stated a recent study, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. According to the study, every year, one in five U.S. adults, which approximates to nearly 53 million people, suffer from someone else’s drinking.  The study performed an investigation on the U.S. national survey data and found that 23 percent men and 21 percent women experienced harm because of…

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