Addiction: Alcohol, Drugs, Smoking

Marijuana Drug Abuse, Picture, Forms, Overdose, Symptoms

Marijuana is the most common narcotic drug used globally because it is easily available in both developing and developed nations and still remains the cheapest drug on the market. There is a common misconception that regular marijuana use will not lead to addiction or not produce serious health effects. However, marijuana >> Read More ...

Does Second Hand Marijuana Smoke Affect a Drug Test?

CandiceDF Asked : My company is running routine drug tests for employees who work on the factory floor with heavy machinery and I am worried that mine may be affected by second hand marijuana smoke. I do not use any drug, not even nicotine, but I have been to parties where the air is thick with smoke. And some of it is >> Read More ...

Ecstasy (MDMA) Abuse, Addiction, Side Effects, Dangers

What Is Ecstasy? Ecstasy is a semi-synthetic drug that acts as a stimulant of the central nervous system. It can be derived from the oil of the sassafras tree. Chemically, it is 3,4-methylenedioksy-methamphetamine (MDMA). Ecstasy is chemically related to amphetamine (a legal drug that increases alertness) and >> Read More ...

Marijuana Chest Pain After Smoking

CyrilY Asked : About a week back I tried marijuana for the first time and smoked a big joint with a couple of friends. It was mixed with tobacco because most of us had not tried it before. I actually had quite a bad experience with it and I will never use it again but by late afternoon of the day after that, I started >> Read More ...

Nicotine Gum, Weight Loss Pill Causing Heart Palpitations

AchooTR Asked : After 18 years of smoking, I decided to quit cigarettes and started using nicotine chewing gum about 2 months ago. I gained a few pounds and was worried about gaining more weight during this time so I also started on a diet and a weight loss pill. After this, I noticed that sometimes while chewing the gum, >> Read More ...

Does Marijuana Affect Blood Test? Other Medical Tests

Kells93 Asked : I am a 16 year old girl and I do not smoke cigarettes, marijuana or take any other drugs. The problem is that my friends do smoke weed and I recently went to a party where I inhaled a lot of the smoke. I have been having a lot of problems with painful periods and now my doctor says that he wants to do some >> Read More ...

Marijuana, THC Drug Test – Urine, Blood, Hair, Saliva, Sweat

THC Drug Test A marijuana drug test is the technical analysis of a biological specimen, such as urine, blood, hair, sweat or saliva, to determine the presence or absence of the active ingredients of marijuana (mainly THC) or its metabolites (breakdown products). The chemical name for THC is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or >> Read More ...

Nicotine Replacement Therapy NRT Products, Dangers, Side Effects

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is often recommended for any nicotine user, particularly smokers, who want to quit the habit and end their addiction. Overcoming nicotine addiction is not an easy task as nicotine is a highly addictive substance and total cessation often produces unpleasant nicotine withdrawal symptoms. >> Read More ...
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