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What Are the Oxycodone Side Effects?

ByCrestview RecoveryCrestview RecoveryPublished: June 30, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Sometimes it’s not the medication a person has to worry about, but the side effects. Some of these side effects could be mild, but others are more serious. If you’re concerned about oxycodone side effects, you may be worried about issues that could lead to addiction. Fortunately,…

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How to Hold an Alcohol Intervention

ByCrestview RecoveryCrestview RecoveryPublished: June 29, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Alcohol abuse and alcoholism is never an easy subject to discuss with a loved one who may struggle with these issues. It is tempting to directly confront a friend or family member that struggles with alcoholism, but that may backfire without a properly established alcohol addiction intervention.Movies…

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How Chemical Imbalances Work

ByCrestview RecoveryCrestview RecoveryPublished: June 12, 2022Updated: June 17, 2022Everyone is born with chemicals in their brain called neurotransmitters. Some of these neurotransmitter chemicals make us feel happier, and some make us feel more energetic. When we don’t have enough of some of these chemicals, we may feel tired, down, or lacking in energy. Some people…

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Long-Term Effects of ADHD Medication

ByCrestview RecoveryCrestview RecoveryPublished: June 10, 2022Updated: June 17, 2022Like most drugs, ADHD medications have side effects, especially when taken in higher doses than prescribed. In many cases, understanding the risks, symptoms, and alternatives can help people avoid unwanted side effects of ADHD medications. People who have been prescribed ADHD medication are at risk of developing…

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What is Purple Drank?

ByCrestview RecoveryCrestview RecoveryPublished: May 30, 2022Updated: May 19, 2022Purple drink, or drank, is a dangerous and unhealthy beverage. Consuming purple drink means you’re abusing drugs, even if some people portray the beverage as safe. Take a look at what is really inside purple drank, and explore the side effects of this risky drug and seek…

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What are the Side Effects of Xanax Abuse?

ByCrestview RecoveryCrestview RecoveryAuthorDr. Merle Dean Williamson, MDDr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read morePublished: May 25, 2022Updated: May 19, 2022Alprazolam (Xanax) is a popular benzodiazepine in the U.S. Like all benzodiazepines, Xanax is a central nervous system depressant designed to calm patients experiencing life-threatening panic episodes. It is not an antidepressant and not a painkiller. Benzodiazepines…