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LSD Addiction Guide 

The most strictly regulated group of pharmaceuticals, Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, includes LSD. The psychedelic hallucinogen lysergic acid diethylamide, also known as “Acid” or LSD, alters perception, sense of time and space, and mood. 

MDMA Addiction Guide 

Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), a psychoactive substance that elevates serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine levels, is also known as ecstasy and molly. Many people interpret it as euphoric sensations and a rise in confidence.

The Link Between Drug Addiction and Dopamine

A healthy brain detects and encourages desirable behaviors through pleasure, such as eating, socializing with others, and engaging in sexual activity. Because of the way our brains are wired, we are more prone to repeat rewarding behaviors. Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter in this process. Find out more about the link between drug addiction and […]

Ketamine Addiction Guide 

Misuse of ketamine can result in tolerance, dependency, and addiction, requiring users to take ever-higher doses of the drug to get the desired high. Outside of a medical setting, the effects of misused ketamine can be lethal and are exceedingly unpredictable. 

How Do Drugs Affect the Brain?

To learn more about our personalized recovery programs, contact Myrtle Beach Recovery. Our commitment to the 12-step program enables our residents to achieve lasting sobriety, self-confidence, and a fulfilled life. How Does The Brain Work? The brain is made up of billions of neurons, which are arranged into circuits and networks. Every neuron functions as […]

Ambien Addiction Guide 

Ambien belongs to the Sedative-Hypnotics drug subclass. Ambien works by activating the neurotransmitter GABA (CNS) to slow down the brain and central nervous system. Although used to treat insomnia, Ambien is only meant to be taken temporarily. Long term use can cause Ambien addiction. 

Adderall Addiction Guide 

The class of medications known as amphetamines includes the central nervous system stimulant Adderall (the commercial name for dextroamphetamine-amphetamine). With a doctor’s prescription, it is lawful in the US and was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996. Read on to learn more about adderall addiction and how we can help you.

What is a Wet Brain?

A brain condition known as wet brain, also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS), is linked to both the acute and chronic stages of thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency. Thiamine depletion is a typical side effect of chronic heavy drinking and is evident in those with inadequate nutrition. Early detection is key to reversing the symptoms, but […]

Why an Addict Can’t Love You How You Need

Substance abuse is well known for ending relationships. The stress created by addiction overwhelms and frustrates the one who tries to love the person in the grip of alcohol or drugs. However, understanding the nature of addiction can help you change how you love and possibly save the relationship until your loved one recovers.

Top 5 Sober Blogs

Blogs help people solve various problems, ranging from repairing appliances to deciding between complex medical procedures. While some blogs provide professional advice based on scientific research, others offer people’s personal experiences with issues such as substance abuse. Continue reading to learn more about five blogs to help you or a loved one return to a […]