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Polysubstance Abuse and Dependence | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

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
Abused Substances

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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The Benefits of Prayer for Addiction | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

The Benefits of Prayer for Addiction

You may be a follower of traditional Abrahamic religions (e.g., Christianity, Judaism, and Islam), Eastern faiths (e.g., Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism), or other alternative beliefs, such as Pantheism or Wicca. Regardless of the path you choose, spirituality, in some sense, is vital to each individual’s recovery

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Are You a Spice Addict? | Just Believe Recovery Center
Abused Substances

Are You a Spice Addict?

“Spice” (also known as K2) is a psychoactive, intoxicating substance in a class of drugs known as synthetic cannabinoids. Unfortunately, however, it is much more powerful and dangerous than marijuana. Spice can induce severe anxiety, psychosis, seizures, and, occasionally, even result in death. In addition,

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Can You Use Pantoprazole and Alcohol? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Can You Use Pantoprazole and Alcohol?

Pantoprazole (brand name is Protonix®) belongs to a class of acid-reducing medications known as proton-pump inhibitors (PPI). Individuals can consume alcohol moderately while taking pantoprazole, as it does not directly interfere with the drug’s mechanism of action. It is essential to remember that alcoholic beverages

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Naproxen (G 32 500) and Alcohol | Okay to Mix? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Naproxen (G 32 500) and Alcohol: Okay to Mix?

Naproxen (G 32 500) and Alcohol: Okay to Mix? – Naproxen sodium (G 32 500 pill) is a pain reliever commonly used for muscle and joint aches. While naproxen is considered relatively safe in small doses, both this medication and alcohol come with their own

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Is Adderall a Controlled Substance? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Is Adderall a Controlled Substance?

Adderall is a prescription central nervous system (CNS) stimulant commonly used to treat symptoms of ADD/ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) such as distractibility and an inability to focus. Adderall and Adderall XR are classified as Schedule II controlled substances because they are considered to have

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