Category Archives: Prescription Drugs

  • Xanax Use Causes Lingering Chemical Unbalances & Harmful Withdrawals
    Friday, April 5th, 2019

    Xanax Use Causes Lingering Chemical Unbalances & Harmful Withdrawals

    Xanax is a benzodiazepine. Also known as a benzo, many health professionals prescribe this type of medication to treat mental health issues, such as anxiety and panic disorders. There is, however, growing concern about its illicit use among teenagers...
  • Xanax Use, Addiction on the Rise Among American Young Adults
    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

    Xanax Use, Addiction on the Rise Among American Young Adults

    While they are increasingly aware of the risks of opioid use, more and more young adults in the United States are becoming addicted to Xanax, Valium, Ambien, and other benzodiazepine-based anti-anxiety medications. These drugs are widely regarded as safe,...
  • Why More Americans Are Turning to Adderall
    Thursday, November 1st, 2018

    Why More Americans Are Turning to Adderall

    New Documentary Suggests America’s Hyper-Competitive Culture Is Creating Unhealthy Reliance on Stimulants Adderall is a stimulant amphetamine drug that improves users’ overall focus, reduces the amount of sleep they need, and suppresses their appetite. From 2008 to 2012, the...
  • Key Warning Signs of Painkiller Addiction
    Monday, June 25th, 2018

    Key Warning Signs of Painkiller Addiction

    About a third of all Americans try to manage chronic pain through the use of prescription medication –while these drugs serve a crucial purpose and help reduce sensitivity to pain, many get addicted to these medications. If your doctor...