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Addiction: Alcohol, Drugs, Smoking

Alcohol Poisoning and Toxicity with Different Types of Alcohols

What is alcohol poisoning? Alcohol poisoning is a serious problem that can occur with drinking excessive amounts of alcoholic beverages in a short period of time. The quantity of the alcohol consumed and its byproducts after being metabolized may be toxic to the body. It can therefore result in several systems in the body >> Read More ...

Ecstasy Effects, Toxicity and Death, MDMA Overdose Symptoms

With the increasing use of ecstasy (MDMA) as a recreational drug, overdosing is fairly common. Ecstasy is an illicit drug, often used in combination with other drugs, which greatly increases the risk of toxicity. There is no such thing as a safe dose of the drug and even a minimum amount can produce toxicity and death. It >> Read More ...

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) – Alcohol and the Unborn Baby

What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is not a single disease but a range of disorders which include numerous physical and mental problems, as well as various developmental defects, that may occur as a result of alcohol consumption by the mother while pregnant. No amount of alcohol is considered safe >> Read More ...

What are Stimulants? Types, Effects and Dangers

Stimulants are substances that are used to enhance brain activity and has a host of mental and physical effects. Due to the psychoactive nature of these substances, stimulants may also have a number of effects on the emotional state. A stimulant has pronounced effect on the central nervous system, which is the reason it is >> Read More ...
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