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Abused Substances

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. Each year the American Heart Association sponsors American Heart Month to raise awareness about heart disease and how to keep that heart beating. Heart disease is responsible for 1 in 4 deaths each year. So, let’s talk about it. The

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Fentanyl Overdose Crisis Still Relentless | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction News

Fentanyl Overdose Crisis Still Relentless

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently released the 2019 National Drug Threat Assessment, an utterly exhaustive report that describes the many dangers of drug trafficking and illegal drug abuse that currently threaten people in the U.S. Of little surprise, the annual report revealed that illicit

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Snorting Heroin Risks | Just Believe Recovery Center
Abused Substances

Snorting Heroin

Snorting heroin involves inhaling the drug’s powdered form into the nose, usually using a straw or rolled-up paper. Heroin then enters the bloodstream through the nasal cavity before it travels to the brain. Heroin (diamorphine hydrochloride) is an illegal semi-synthetic opiate derived from morphine. The

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Marijuana Wax Risks | Just Believe Recovery Center
Abused Substances

Risks of Highly-Concentrated Marijuana Wax

As marijuana use continues to gain popularity across the U.S., with more states legalizing marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes, concentrated forms have also become more prevalent. Also referred to as cannabis or marijuana wax, dabs, honey oil, or butane honey oil (BHO), these

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Addiction

What About the Kids?

What about the kid that an overdose left behind? What about the kid whose parent is actively using? There is a generation growing up watching what addiction is, what it can do, and what can come from it. Parents dealing with an addiction are compromised,

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What Does Meth Look Like? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

What Does Meth Look Like?

Meth (methamphetamine) can be found in a few different forms. One form is a white, brown, pink, or yellow-gray crystalline powder. The other form is a translucent or whitish rock that resembles ice, known as crystal meth. Much less often, though, the drug is sold

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Liver Pain After Drinking Alcohol | Just Believe Recovery
Alcohol Addiction

Liver Pain After Drinking Alcohol

Liver Pain After Drinking Alcohol – Liver pain or discomfort can be encountered in different ways. Most commonly, it feels like a dull, throbbing sensation in the upper right abdomen. However, sometimes, it presents as a painful stabbing sensation. Swelling may also occur, and the

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Snorting Gabapentin Dangers | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Dangers of Snorting Gabapentin

Dangers of Snorting Gabapentin – Gabapentin (Neurontin) is a prescription drug commonly prescribed to treat neuropathic pain and seizures. Gabapentin works by increasing the available amount of the neurotransmitter GABA in the brain. When this amino acid attaches to its corresponding receptor, anti-convulsant effects and

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What Is A DMT Trip? | Just Believe Recovery Center
Abused Substances

What Is A DMT Trip?

What Is A DMT Trip? – DMT (N, N-Dimethyltryptamine) is a psychedelic drug that occurs naturally in plants and animals. Although fatalities involving its use are virtually unheard of, users on a DMT trip commonly experience intense hallucinations and altered perceptions, elevated heart rate and

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Is It Safe to Combine Xanax and Weed? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Is It Safe to Combine Xanax and Weed?

Is It Safe to Combine Xanax and Weed? – Xanax (alprazolam) and weed (marijuana) are two substances that are frequently used or abused, and there may be risks of using these drugs in combination. Although the possible interactions and dangers of mixing Xanax and weed

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