Category Archives: Drug

  • Judge Not

    By: SOL Recovery Center16 Aug 2016

    Suffering from an addiction brings with it wrongful judgment in different forms. If someone has been diagnosed with a disease, the only place they should be ‘locked up’ is in a hospital. Prosecuting someone of a drug crime, given...

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  • Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs

    By: SOL Recovery Center14 Jul 2016

    You wouldn’t typically describe your local prescription counter as dangerous… However, you may reconsider given a 2013 survey which uncovered the fact that over 15 million citizens, twelve and up, have been identified as misusers...

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  • Side Effects: The Good Side of the Coin

    By: SOL Recovery Center12 Jul 2016

    Many of the side effects presented by numerous drugs used to treat various disorders seem almost counter-productive from mild nausea to the possibility of death. A recent study explored a more welcoming side effect from the drug Isradipine....

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  • The Inevitability of Side Effects

    By: SOL Recovery Center07 Jul 2016

    Perfection doesn’t exist, and prescription drugs are no anomaly. There is a multitude of medications available on the shelves. As useful as they have proven to be to treat the disease or disorder they were made to treat, they bring...

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  • Don’t Look Back

    By: SOL Recovery Center05 Jul 2016

    An often overlooked part of the penal system is the rate of recidivism. In the event of it being a drug related crime, the rate of recidivism may be reduced with the involvement of a substance abuse treatment regime. The Child Development...

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  • Alcohol’s Nemesis – A look into Dihydromyricetin

    By: SOL Recovery Center30 Jun 2016

    Dihydromyricetin (DHM) - also known as ampelopsin - is a type of flavonoid known to have anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-oxidative properties, while possessing the added benefits of being able to relieve hangover...

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  • Getting Under Your Skin – Some facts about Ekbom Syndrome

    By: SOL Recovery Center28 Jun 2016

    Do you freak out at the sight of bugs – creepy-crawly bugs? Entertain the thought that there are some people who experience a feeling of crawling bugs in and on their bodies. This is called Ekbom Syndrome, also known as delusional...

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  • Marijuana's Effect on the Brain

    Marijuana’s Effect on Emotions

    By: SOL Recovery Center23 Jun 2016

    There are many states in the US that are slowly but surely warming up to the legal presence of marijuana in medical and recreational settings. The advent of the Colorado Amendment 64, compounded with many inconclusive studies on marijuana's...

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  • Does Smoking the Green Lower the Green in Your Wallet?

    By: SOL Recovery Center21 Jun 2016

    Sure, there have been reports on marijuana usage and its crippling effect on neurological and social development but what about marijuana’s effect on socioeconomic status? A New Zealand longitudinal study tracked the lives of 1000...

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  • What is Fentanyl?

    Fentanyl, a more Lethal Dead Ringer for Heroin

    By: SOL Recovery Center14 Jun 2016

    You might be wondering, "What is fentanyl, exactly?" A surge in opiate-related deaths would probably get the average person to think that heroin and morphine usage has increased. As luck would have it, this is not the case. Fentanyl...

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