The 9 Most Significant Effects of Fentanyl Use

The 9 Most Significant Effects of Fentanyl Use

Many of the new drugs used for recreational purposes in modern societies are the result of research carried out to create useful drugs in the treatment of pathologies; these unanticipated uses can become popular until they generate both a health and social problem, which leads to a context of risk, particularly for the young people …

The dangers of efilona, ​​a new designer drug

The dangers of efilona, ​​a new designer drug

The new synthetic drugs constitute a public health problem which, because of their recent appearance, are confronted with a social context in which adequate prevention strategies have not yet been developed. This fact endangers the lives of many people, usually younger and younger teenagers, who use them for recreational purposes in their free time and …

Getting high on lighter gas: a dangerous new fashion

Getting high on lighter gas: a dangerous new fashion

Relatively frequent risky behavior on the part of the youngest has always been a characteristic of this age group. Adolescents and young adults, in general, show a greater tendency to underestimate the danger of the consequences of their actions, although this does not mean that in the family context a very protective attitude must be …

Benefits of treating cocaine addiction at a specialized addiction center

Benefits of treating cocaine addiction at a specialized addiction center

Cocaine addiction is one of the most widespread addictive disorders in Western societies, given that this substance is among the most widely used illegal drugs in countries such as Spain, where it also has one of its main routes of entry into Europe . Its popularity is such that despite being bought and sold clandestinely, …

How to detect an addiction in someone around us

How to detect an addiction in someone around us

Addictions are, by their very nature, illnesses that progressively reduce the control that the sufferer has over their life. This is why acting as soon as possible is essential to overcome this type of pathology; the more time passes since its appearance, the more difficult it is to get out of this vicious circle of …

What is the relationship between addictions and anxiety or depression?

What is the relationship between addictions and anxiety or depression?

Many people ask me if addiction issues can influence other psychological issues, such as anxiety or depression. And my answer is still yes, without a doubt. There are strong correlations between addictive substance use and all types of psychological problems, and there is a two-way direction: Addictions increase the likelihood of developing other psychological problems, …

What are the 8 signs of alcoholism on the face?

What are the 8 signs of alcoholism on the face?

Alcohol causes a whole series of psychic and physical manifestations, ranging from minor to major. Among its milder consequences we can feel redness in the face, after drinking a few glasses of wine or beer we can observe how our face turns red. The specific technical term for this condition is “alcohol flushing reaction”. In …

Sex addiction: conceptualization, how to identify it and treatment

Sex addiction: conceptualization, how to identify it and treatment

Nowadays, sex addiction it is not recognized as such, although it may be considered a behavioral addiction. In any case, it seems relevant that we dedicate clinical attention to it, since there is a specific, sufficient and growing demand from the population, linked to the abundant consequences and discomfort caused by this pathology. What is …

Does smoking marijuana help you sleep better?

Does smoking marijuana help you sleep better?

Cannabis is currently the most widely used illegal drug in the world and its use is legalized in more and more places. Many people smoke marijuana to fall asleep faster and get rid of insomnia. But… Does Marijuana Really Help Fight Insomnia and Sleep Problems? Or is it a hoax? Does Marijuana Help You Sleep …

Vice or addiction?

Vice or addiction?

Colloquially, people who use certain addictive substances are considered to be vicious. The problem arises when we consider that the person may be able to cope on their own and if they don’t do it “because they don’t want to”. When you consider that a substance can be voluntarily quit whenever she wants without making …

How is craving associated with cocaine use?

How is craving associated with cocaine use?

Cocaine addiction is a relatively common disorder among people who use drugs on a regular basis, and its effects are very harmful in the short and long term. To better understand this active disorder, let’s see what one of its essential characteristics consists of: craving for cocaine use. What is envy? Craving is a phenomenon …

Brolamfetamine: the “drug of fear”

Brolamfetamine: the "drug of fear"

The presentation, aesthetics or appearance of a product, a person, an object (among others), obviously causes an impression and an effect on the perception of each individual. Those who are engaged in marketing know this very well, which is not excluded from the drug market. Especially, brolamphetamine it is a substance manufactured to be consumed …

7 benefits of quitting smoking

7 benefits of quitting smoking

Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the world. Its consumption is regularized in more and more countries, while moving more and more money. The big economic interests that drive marijuana are causing more and more companies and organizations to start promoting false myths and exaggerations about the supposed therapeutic benefits of using …

Understanding Sports Betting Addiction

Understanding Sports Betting Addiction

Gambling has been a very common pastime for human beings throughout the history of mankind, however, in some cases it may happen that some people develop pathological behaviors towards this type of practice. Specifically, behavioral addictions, so-called pathological gambling. Below you will find a brief summary of the characteristics of pathological gambling and more specifically …

The 4 phases of alcoholism (and how they affect the person)

The 4 phases of alcoholism (and how they affect the person)

Alcohol is currently the most consumed drug in the world. And yes, alcohol is a drug, although some people don’t want to admit it. It is the most dangerous drug in the world, if we take into account the large number of deaths it causes each year, both for diseases and for accidents, acts of …

The 4 Most Common Addictions That Are Treated In Rehab Centers

The 4 Most Common Addictions That Are Treated In Rehab Centers

Detoxification centers are therapeutic spaces where very different types of addictions are addressed, illustrating the extent to which the strategies and techniques of therapy for addictive disorders have diversified. Therefore, in this context, we can see interdisciplinary work that, based on the work of doctors, psychologists and nurses, helps people with addictions to substances such …

The 10 long term effects of cocaine addiction

The 10 long term effects of cocaine addiction

Cocaine is one of the most abused drugs around the world and, in fact, it is now relatively normalized in social settings that have nothing to do with the contexts of marginality in which one usually thinks when we deal with the subject of addictive substances In fact, Spain is currently the European country where …

Empathy and dependency

Empathy and dependency

The human being is a social being, and this condition implies giving importance to recognize, understand and respond to the mental states of others in the most appropriate way possible. This is where empathy comes in, that is, the ability to understand the feelings and emotions of others based on the recognition of the other …

Can smoking marijuana cause psychosis?

Can smoking marijuana cause psychosis?

Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the world, largely because it is considered by many users to be a “soft drug”. And this low awareness of risk causes an illusion of false security, and causes many people to increase their use thinking that cannabis is a harmless drug. With the legalization of …

Opioid overdose: what are its causes and effects?

Opioid overdose: what are its causes and effects?

Opiates are currently one of the most widely used substances in the world. However, this fact does not mean that its use without medical supervision has devastating effects on physical and mental health. And it is that the synthetic drugs derive from the same cause, as the pattern of use of these drugs consolidates, increasing …

The new dependencies

The new dependencies

Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds since the industrial revolution and hasn’t slowed down to the present day.. In particular, the last decades have seen the emergence of new technologies such as social media, video games or online pornography, and their global massification. This type of technology allows us almost unlimited access to powerful …

Cocaine in the world of transport

Cocaine in the world of transport

Unfortunately, drugs and addiction are more prevalent in our society today than we would like. There is no sector of our society that is free to suffer this scourge among its professionals, and in addition, there are sectors in which having a drug addiction is more dangerous than others. Be careful, drug addiction is always …

9 negative effects of marijuana on the brain

9 negative effects of marijuana on the brain

Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the world and the third drug behind tobacco and alcohol. The cannabis trade is making a lot of money around the world, both illegally and legally in more and more places. More and more companies are profiting from the sale of marijuana or products related to …

Which drugs are most used in chemsex?

Which drugs are most used in chemsex?

Currently, recreational drug use is the order of the day in recreational settings; however, the use of these substances often goes beyond the world of nightclubs and what we usually understand by “nightlife”. And while drug use is, unfortunately, very common in places like nightclubs and concert halls, it has also become relatively popular in …

Is there a caffeine addiction?

Is there a caffeine addiction?

Caffeine is considered a drug, since it acts by modifying the state of the nervous system, in particular it increases the activation of the organism. Now… does that mean that by consuming this substance one can become addicted? In this article we will talk about the existence of caffeine addictionwhat disorders related to this substance …

What drugs can cause flashbacks?

What drugs can cause flashbacks?

One of the experiences most associated with drugs in popular culture is the ability to generate hallucinations in those who use them. It is true that not all psychoactive substances included in this category are capable of producing these effects, but those that have this property are a sign of the extent to which the …

How to Help Someone Quit Leeks

How to Help Someone Quit Leeks

Cannabis is the most widely used illegal drug in the world, and also the most manipulated in the media. As its use is regulated in more and more countries, online communities and companies that manipulate information about the effects of cannabis are on the rise, exaggerating its supposed benefits and downplaying its risks. Partly thanks …

Weekend alcoholics: here are their characteristics

Weekend alcoholics: here are their characteristics

Most of the time, when we talk about behavioral problems related to alcohol consumption, we automatically think of the image of a person who has developed all the typical characteristics of addiction: the financial difficulties of not being able to maintain a lifestyle based on dependence and intoxication, the withdrawal syndrome that appears within hours …