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What Are Whippets? | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

What Are Whippets?

Whippets, or whip-its, are the street name for nitrous oxide chargers. These chargers are typically used in household items like rechargeable whipped cream containers, but they can also be misused to get high. Nitrous oxide, when inhaled, can have euphoric effects. It has been given

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Illegal Drugs and Heart Disease | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

Illegal Drugs and Heart Disease

Using recreational drugs can be damaging to a person both physically and mentally. It can also damage relationships, careers, and families. When the side effects of illegal drug use are talked about, it’s typically related to how these drugs affect the brain and behavior of

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Cumulative Trauma Disorder and Addiction | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

Cumulative Trauma Disorder and Addiction

Cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) are characterized by injury to the musculoskeletal system, and often affect joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. These injuries are often induced by repeated stress or overuse while working, playing sports, or engaging in other potentially strenuous activities. CTDs

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Diet and Depression | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

Depression and Diet

Research has found that eating a healthy diet and consuming essential nutrients decreases the risk of depression, an extremely common mental illness that is characterized by sad and negative thoughts and behaviors. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, 300 million globally suffer from

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Cocaine Overdose | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Can A Cocaine Overdose Kill You?

Cocaine is an addictive stimulant. No antidote for the drug exists, so a cocaine overdose is potentially lethal. Cocaine is derived from the South American coca leaf. Over 100 years ago, scientists isolated the purified chemical that is cocaine. Early on, cocaine appeared in several

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Is Prozac Addictive? | Just Believe Recovery Center
Abused Substances

Is Prozac Addictive?

Prozac (fluoxetine) is a prescription antidepressant medication in a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works to boost serotonin levels in the brain, a neurotransmitter responsible for feelings of reward and well-being. When serotonin levels are low or unstable, this can

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Effexor Withdrawal | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

Effexor Withdrawal

Effexor is a popular medication used to combat depression. Because it is such a powerful medication in the SNRI family, it’s also used to treat alcoholism, binge-eating, anxiety, panic disorders, and OCD. SNRI medications stand for serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. This family of medications alters the

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Alcohol Cravings Withdrawals
Addiction

Alcohol Cravings Withdrawals

Whether you are an alcohol abuser or addict in recovery mode, chances are good that you frequently have cravings for alcohol and/or withdrawal symptoms. Due to the addictive nature of alcohol and its effects on brain chemicals, there is no magic bullet to cure the effects

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Causes of Addiction | Just Believe Recovery Center
Addiction

Causes of Addiction

Addiction is hallmarked by problematic substance use that significantly impairs daily functioning. Common characteristics of individuals addicted to drugs and alcohol include the following: Negative Thoughts and Feelings Intoxicating substances serve a purpose for those who are looking to minimize pain and maximize pleasure. People who

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What Is Addiction? | Just Believe Recovery Center
Addiction

What Is Addiction?

According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), addiction is defined as: “…a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social, and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically

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