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opioids and sleep
How Opioid Use Can Affect Your Sleep Patterns

The opioid crisis started in the 1990s when pharmaceutical companies recommended opioids for pain relief under the condition that they were…

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Does Alcohol Use Impact Women’s Menstrual Cycles?

Studies have shown that women and men are affected disproportionately by alcohol consumption. For example, on average, women have a lower…

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When Does a Bad Habit Become an Addiction?

Whether it’s the constant tapping of a foot or the biting of fingernails, many people would probably admit to some habit…

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Symptoms of Opioid Withdrawal
May 28, 2021

The term “narcotic” is from the Greek word for “stupor” and initially referred to a wide array of substances that would…

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What Is Substance Use Detox and How Does It Work?

Although addiction can happen quickly, it’s not a simple process. Neither is treatment. Detoxification is typically the first stage of addiction…

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6 Myths About Marijuana

We know a lot more about the potential medical benefits of marijuana now than we knew even just a few years…

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Why Do People Drink Alcohol?

Since the 1950s, researchers have examined people’s reasons for drinking alcohol. In various studies, self-reported motives for drinking alcohol have included:…

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Helping Someone with Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a serious illness that can severely disrupt the lives of individuals and families. It can strain…

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The Consequences of Binge Drinking

Though often touted as a college rite-of-passage, binge drinking is the most common, costly, and sometimes fatal form of excessive alcohol…

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