What You Didn’t Know Roxicodone Can Do to You: 3 Warnings

What You Didn’t Know Roxicodone Can Do to You: 3 Warnings

Opioid drugs (whether synthetic, semi-synthetic, or natural) are used for various needs, including treating chronic pain conditions, post-surgical pain, and several other disorders. Members of the medical community have prescribed opioid pain relievers for years, in ever-increasing numbers, believing newer medications they were prescribing were less addictive than those that came before. Unfortunately, this proved…

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The Opioid Epidemic: Who Is Responsible?

Across the United States today, nearly every adult has been touched in some way by the opioid epidemic. It is safe to say that almost everyone knows someone- whether it is a friend, family member, loved one, or acquaintance- who has struggled with addiction to opioids or even lost their lives to overdose. Many people…

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Insomnia and Addiction

Addictive Tendencies Chronic insomnia and other sleep problems may be a pathway by which problematic substance use develops in individuals predisposed to addiction. Drugs of all kinds are abused by people with addictive tendencies—from NyQuil to benzodiazapines, to alcohol, to opiates. Those with insomnia and other sleep disturbances may use drugs and alcohol to self-medicate, but…