Methadone Addiction in Canada: History, Use & Abuse

Methadone was first synthesized in 1939 at the pharmaceutical laboratories of the I.G. Farbenkonzern, a subsidiary of the Farbwerke Hoechst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was the product of a long and continuous research chain in the area of synthetic antipyretics and analgetics. Methadone Roots Methadone was originally marketed as ‘Dolophine’ and was used as … Read more…

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Should I Stop Drinking? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Alcohol recovery help is necessary when a person begins to undergo problems associated with alcohol abuse. One should watch out for these signs in themselves or others. Should you stop drinking? Ask Yourself these 5 Questions? Are you: 1. Unable to stop drinking once started? 2. Failing to do everyday chores or work because of … Read more…

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Demerol Addiction in Canada: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

An opium derivative called Demerol is a narcotic analgesic with effects similar to morphine. Demerol is an extensively prescribed drug and an effective painkiller. This drug for the most part targets the Central Nervous System and organs composed of smooth muscles. Demerol is widely used to facilitate cancer patients and chronic pain sufferers to get … Read more…

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How Excessive Internet Use Affects Your Children

As parents, it is your responsibility to see to it that your children are using the Internet properly. As a rule, the main use of the Internet for kids should be for research purposes to help them with their homework – and probably the occasional educational games. But what happens if you leave Internet usage … Read more…

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What is the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse?

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) under the National Institutes of Health was created by the US Congress. Because of the alarming number of alcohol related problems and cases in the United States, the Congress has enacted laws to address these problems and promote prevention of alcohol abuse. Mission The main mission … Read more…

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Why Canadians Abuse Ritalin: Are ADHD Drugs Addictive?

Ritalin is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant. It has effects comparable to, but more powerful than, caffeine and less potent than amphetamines. Understanding Ritalin The way Ritalin works in an abuser is not totally understood. What is acknowledged about how Ritalin “works” is that it produces malfunctions in the brain to a certain extent … Read more…

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Internet Addiction & Online Porn Addiction in Canada

Gone are the days when those who are addicted to pornographic materials would have to risk embarrassment over being caught in public. Today, with the accessibility of the Internet, millions of people around Canada can surf porn on the privacy of their own computers. The Internet has brought many benefits to society as a whole but … Read more…

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Am I Abusing Alcohol? 3 Questions To Ask Yourself

Alcohol abuse is the misuse of alcohol and alcoholic drinks. Alcohol abuse usually take place when a person drinks excess alcohol because of depression, peer pressure, or inability to meet one’s responsibilities. To find out if one is guilty of alcohol abuse, here are some questions to ask one’s self: 1. Was there a time … Read more…

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