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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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Long-term use of opioid medications leads to hormonal deficiencies, suggests study

Long-term use of opioid medications leads to hormonal deficiencies, suggests study

05-30-2019 Posted in Detox Treatment, Drug Detox

Long-term use of opioid medications may lead to the development of hormone deficiencies in many people, revealed a recent study. The bodies of the affected individuals fail to produce enough hormones, like testosterone and cortisol, leading to chronic physical and mental health problems. The study findings were presented at the ENDO 2019 and were published…

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Using high-potency cannabis increases risk of developing psychosis, claims study

Using high-potency cannabis increases risk of developing psychosis, claims study

05-24-2019 Posted in Detox Treatment, Drug Detox

People using cannabis of high potency on a regular basis, are more susceptible to developing a psychotic episode later in life, suggested a recently published study. Since U.S. states have increasingly started legalizing weed, there has been a marked increase in its usage. However, there are a lot of serious health risks related to frequent…

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Experts’ ranking of five most addictive substances in the world

Experts’ ranking of five most addictive substances in the world

05-22-2019 Posted in Detox Treatment, Drug Detox

When tagging a drug as addictive, several factors are taken into consideration. Some of these include the amount of harm caused by the drug, the degree to which the substance activates the dopamine system of the brain, the amount of pleasure evoked by the drug, the extent of withdrawal symptoms caused by the drug, its…

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