Big Dreams

Almost since he was old enough to pick up a bat, Joby Riggs was being groomed for athletic greatness. By the age of 16 Joby was well on his way to fulfilling his lifelong dream of playing in the Major Leagues. In fact, his pitching instructor told him that the only question left was whether…

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How is Vicodin Prescribed?

Vicodin is a blend of hydrocodone, which is an opiate pain-killer, and acetaminophen, which is the over-the-counter analgesic medication in Tylenol. A physician will prescribe Vicodin for post-surgical pain management, or to control pain associated with traumatic injuries. Like all opiate products, Vicodin can be extremely addictive. The U.S Drug Enforcement Agency recently reclassified Vicodin…

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Get Some Help for Your Vicodin Addiction

Like all substance addiction problems, Vicodin addictions are difficult, if not impossible, to overcome without outside assistance. Vicodin is an opiate painkiller. Opiates work wonders in alleviating pain, but they also interact with your brain’s dopamine neurotransmitter reward system. After a short time, opiates change a person’s brain chemistry to create powerful urges and cravings…

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The Percocet Prescription Process

Percocet is the brand name of a narcotic pain relief medication that is legally available only when prescribed for short-term use by a physician to treat severe pain. Percocet combines the opiate drug, oxycodone, with the over-the-counter painkiller, acetaminophen, to deliver its pain-killing benefits. Like Vicodin, which is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen, Percocet…

Adderall

How Does Adderall Work?

Adderall is a stimulant that is prescribed primarily to treat attention deficit disorder. The drug itself is a blend of four different amphetamines. Researchers do not fully understand how Adderall achieves its effects of increasing concentration and memory, but those effects are very well understood within many different groups of individuals who value concentration and…