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2709, 2016

Opioid Addiction in Women

September 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The opioid epidemic in the United States is worse than it’s ever been. Many people are dying from fatal overdoses each year, and families are torn apart by a person’s addiction. Opioid addiction is extremely cunning because it can often start with the abuse of pain medications, and it can then evolve into a heroin addiction. We live in a country where opioids are prescribed more than anywhere else in [...]

2608, 2016

Are Teenage Girls More Likely to Begin Abusing Drugs at an Early Age?

August 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

As a whole, young people are the most susceptible to becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol. Addiction is a disease that can affect anyone based on specific risk factors. One of the biggest risk factors of becoming addicted is a person’s age. Those who begin abusing drugs or alcohol during their teenage years are much more likely to develop an addiction than someone who begins their substance abuse later in [...]

2607, 2016

Drug Addiction as Taboo

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Unfortunately, there is a stigma that surrounds the disease of addiction but it has become much better in recent years. Scientific research has discovered that addiction is a legitimate illness that is beyond a person’s control. This has helped addiction become a more open topic to discuss but women still often come across difficulties discussing their addiction to drugs or alcohol. Women who are suffering from addiction are on [...]

2706, 2016

Female Drinking Risks

June 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alcoholism in women is far more dangerous than many people understand. Women specifically suffer from a variety of different issues that can lead to alcoholism, and long-term drinking can also cause different types of health issues. Women are also more likely to become dependent to alcohol due to their physiological makeup. Due to their smaller body mass and the way the female body metabolizes alcohol, women become intoxicated faster as [...]

2605, 2016

Pre Existing Conditions, Surgery and Addiction

May 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The United States has been seeing a growing opioid epidemic for many decades, and it’s an issue that’s been getting a lot of attention from the 2016 presidential candidates. From a young age, people learn that drug addiction is something that can become a potentially fatal situation so it’s baffling to try to understand how so many people are becoming addicted to drugs like heroin. One of the primary issues [...]

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