The Effects of a Crack Cocaine Addiction

The Effects of a Crack Cocaine Addiction

Crack cocaine, also known as crack, is a highly addictive drug that is smoked, which causes immediate euphoric effects. A person can become addicted to crack after just one use. People who use crack often become engaged in risky, dangerous,

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Health Complications Associated with Alcohol Abuse

Health Complications Associated with Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol imposes serious health complications to your body physically, physiologically, and mentally. Alcohol makes an impact on major organs in the human body including the nervous system. Alcohol abuse can lead to liver damage, kidney failure, lung infections, and puts

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What Happens to the Body When it's Addicted

What Happens to the Body When it’s Addicted

The human body has organs that function together to keep a person alive. These organs need to stay healthy and are essential to survival. Addiction can lead to heart complications, liver failure, kidney disease, and changes brain chemistry. The brain

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Health Risks of Vaping and JUULing

Health Risks of Vaping and JUULing

The trend of vaping and JUULing is putting teens at risk for serious health complications. Vapes, vaporizers, JUULs, and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are electronic nicotine delivery systems often used to replace other habit-forming nicotine delivery vessels, such as cigarettes, which

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How Lifting Weights Can Help Men in Recovery

How Lifting Weights Can Help Men in Recovery

Lifting weights on a regular basis signals to the body to keep muscle tone for a healthier overall lifestyle. The natural erosion of muscle and strength that happens with aging directly weakens bones, causes stiff joints and increases the risk

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Treating Nicotine Addiction

Treating Nicotine Addiction

Addiction to nicotine can alter a person’s health in both the long and short term. A habit can quickly become an addiction as it may develop into dependence on the drug for stimulant and sedative effects. Treatment of nicotine addiction

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The Importance of Staying Active In Recovery

The Healing Power of Exercise

Exercise is not everyone’s cup of tea and it may be the last thing a person wants to think about. However, physical exercise is not just about losing weight, it is also part of feeling better, feeling grounded and improving

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Give Walking Meditation a Try in Recovery

Give Walking Meditation a Try in Recovery

A walking meditation practice takes a few minutes per day but can go a long way to bringing addictive habits and mindsets into balance. With regular practice, the mind can be reigned in to find support and get focused on

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Mental Health As Important As Physical Health

Mental Health As Important As Physical Health

Twenty percent of American adults struggle with a mental health disorder. Millions of adults will experience some kind of mental disorder within the course of a year. Anxiety disorders are some of the most commonly occurring mental health disorders, with

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