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Tramadol Withdrawal Symptoms | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Tramadol Withdrawal Symptoms

Withdrawal symptoms related to tramadol typically onset about 12 hours after the last usage. These will peak in number and severity within 2-3 days after the previous dose then subside after about one week. Tramadol is an opioid available by prescription only. It is indicated

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Can You Be Addicted to THC Pills? | Just Believe Recovery
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Can You Be Addicted to THC Pills?

There are several ways to consume marijuana, including smoking or ingesting brownies, gummies, butter, concentrates and THC pills. As marijuana producers and users have been seeking different ways to use or abuse marijuana, pill forms have been increasing in popularity. What Are THC Pills? The

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Risks of Combining NyQuil and Alcohol | Just Believe Recovery
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Risks of Combining NyQuil and Alcohol

Most cough and cold medications are over-the-counter (OTC) drugs intended to treat cold symptoms, such as NyQuil. However, some people—particularly teenagers—use these medicines to achieve a high. This can be risky enough on its own, but combining NyQuil with other substances, including alcohol, can be

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What Is Sherm Abuse? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

What Is Sherm Abuse?

Sherm (a shermstick) is a term drug users have coined that refers to marijuana or tobacco cigarettes dipped in embalming fluid, PCP, or both. The name was given to these cigarettes because they look like brown paper Nat Sherman cigarettes. It first became popular in

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What Is Cotton Fever? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

What Is Cotton Fever?

Cotton fever is a term used to describe a medical condition affecting IV drug users, particularly meth and heroin abusers. It is believed to be caused by a bacteria found in common plants called Pantoea agglomerans. How Does Someone Get Cotton Fever? The presence of

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Polysubstance Abuse and Dependence | Just Believe Recovery
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Polysubstance Abuse and Dependence

A person who engages in polysubstance abuse consumes multiple psychoactive substances but may not prefer one over any other. People diagnosed with this disorder are actively abusing two or more substances, and often one of these is alcohol. Regarding illicit drugs, cocaine and heroin are

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Is It Okay to Mix Alcohol and Fluconazole? | Just Believe Recovery
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Is It Okay to Mix Alcohol and Fluconazole?

Alcohol can adversely interact with a wide variety of medications, including fluconazole (brand name Diflucan). This combination should be avoided because fluconazole can cause severe liver problems in some rare circumstances. While the risk of liver toxicity with alcohol and fluconazole isn’t common, it is

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Recognizing the Types of Alcoholics | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Recognizing the Types of Alcoholics

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has identified five types of alcoholics based on alcohol abuse patterns. Although the term “alcoholic” may bring to mind a particular image, there are different levels of severity and other factors at play, and they may

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What Is High Alcohol Tolerance? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

What Is High Alcohol Tolerance?

Tolerance refers to a person’s ability to consume higher amounts of alcohol (or another substance) than other individuals before feeling its effects or appearing intoxicated. Conversely, an individual with a low tolerance requires less alcohol to experience its effects or appear drunk. Thus, the development

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Does Alcohol Thin Your Blood? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Does Alcohol Thin Your Blood?

Yes, drinking alcohol can thin a person’s blood and interfere with the blood clotting process in two ways: (1) by reducing the number of platelets in your blood and (2) making existing platelets less viscous. While these changes aren’t severe for most people, those on

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