4 Risks of Stopping Your Medication Cold Turkey

The human body is always attempting to maintain homeostasis or balance, and for this reason, many medications that are taken for a long period of time cause the body to adapt and change. Therefore, stopping a medication, like clonazepam abruptly can sometimes create unbalance in the system and can lead to uncomfortable and possibly dangerous […]

How Percocet Affects Your Eating Habits and Appetite

On This Page: Opioid Dangers and Side Effects Acetaminophen Dangers and Side Effects Percocet Addiction Help When you begin taking a new drug, it is important to be aware of the potential side effects. Unfortunately, many medications can cause side effects. Percocet, a narcotic painkiller,is no different and can cause a particularly daunting list of […]

The Dangers of Self-Medicating Chronic Headaches

On This Page: Stress and Tension Headaches Facts About Lorazepam Prescription Drug Abuse and Chronic Headaches Medication-Free Headache Remedies Finding Treatment Chronic headaches are debilitating, and without a satisfactory treatment option, some people may seek to manage the pain on their own. Stress and Tension Headaches The daily hassles of life cause headaches in some […]

Clonazepam Dependence after Surgery

On This Page: Before and After Surgery Use After Discharge Dangers of Clonazepam Finding Treatment Clonazepam is an anticonvulsant drug prescribed to control seizures and panic attacks. Part of the benzodiazepine family of drugs, clonazepam works by calming brain chemicals that have become over active. Like all drugs in this class, Clonazepam is highly habit […]

Substance Abuse Treatment, Gender & Future Employment

Gender issues are a hot topic in today’s culture, whether its pay inequality, sexual harassment or gender identity, everyone has an opinion, and the conversations can get heated. It’s no surprise to learn that gender affects employment opportunities, especially in certain male-dominated fields, but how does the type of substance abuse treatment that women get […]