Spotting signs of relapse before it hits

How to Spot an Oncoming Relapse Before It Hits

Learn to recognize relapse warning signs and take action before it occurs. Professional support is a valuable resources in navigating a recovery setback. A relapse of substance or alcohol use doesn’t come about suddenly without warning. There’s a process to get to the state of physical recovery setback, which starts in the subconscious and escalates.…

Why to avoid NSAIDs and aspirin

Aspirin and NSAIDs: One Combo to Avoid and Why

Aspirin and ibuprofen are popular medicines with proven safety records. However, when mixed together, these two drugs can cause undesired side effects. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is the name of a broad family of drugs that includes aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen. According to the American Heart Association, NSAIDs are the most used drugs in America,…

Is Preworkout Safe or Addictive

Is Preworkout Safe or Is It Addictive?

Is pre-workout bad for you? The answer to this question may vary depending on who you ask. Many people offer anecdotal accounts of what their pre-workout supplements have done for them, but the companies that market these products don’t highlight the risks behind their supplements. Before choosing what’s right for you, it’s important to do…

About the drug angel dust

The Drug Called “Angel Dust”

The use of angel dust may have hit its peak in the late 1970s, but this drug still exists on the street today, often mixed with marijuana. But what is angel dust? It’s important to understand what it is, why it’s so addictive and what options are available to help recover from this addiction. What…

5 Effects of Sleep Aid Overuse That Are a Wake-Up Call

It’s estimated that up to 70 million adults in the U.S. struggle with getting enough sleep because of problems like insomnia or other sleep disorders. Prescription medications like Ambien and over-the-counter sleep aids like melatonin might seem like the perfect solution to a bad night’s sleep. In reality, sleeping aids come with their own risks…

Medications that Prevent alcohol abuse

5 Medications That Prevent Alcohol Abuse

Alcoholism isn’t a new issue. There are written references to the dangers of abusing alcohol going back to the times of Ancient Greece, and since there’s evidence of fermented beverages even further back than that, it’s safe to say that for as long as humans have been brewing, there have been people who have struggled…

Oxytocin Nasal Spray

Oxytocin—Now Available as a Nasal Spray

Oxytocin is a natural hormone that your body produces during sexual intercourse and childbirth. While this hormone is produced naturally in a healthy body, many people are discovering the benefits of taking this chemical as a dietary supplement, usually in the form of a nasal spray. Oxytocin nasal spray uses include treatments for autism, PTSD,…