7 Things You Should Know About Heroin Addiction

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7 Things You Should Know About Heroin Addiction

Since heroin addiction is an ongoing nationwide crisis, so we’ve put together a list of 7 things you should know about heroin addiction.

Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction   A Brief Introduction to Heroin and Heroin Addiction Charles Romney Alder Wright, an English chemist, experimented with combining morphine and various acids. These experiments resulted in the discovery of diamorphine or “heroin.” This drug was first employed in the United States as a pain reliever. Often it was used in cough syrup,… View more

Heroin Withdrawal

The time it takes to withdraw from heroin, like many other drugs, depend on the length of time that one used, frequency and dosage.

Opiate Addiction

Opioids, also called Opiates or Narcotics, are found in certain prescription pain medications including hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, fentanyl, morphine, and illegal drugs such as heroin. Doctors will prescribe Opiate painkiller medications to treat acute pain. Prolonged use of Opiates can lead to a lessening of the pain relieving effects causing pain to become worse. As… View more

Prescription Pill Addiction

Playing With Fire Prescription medication is one of the biggest double-edged swords of our time. Countless previously incurable diseases can now be cured or at the very least averted with a simple meeting with a doctor and a trip to a pharmacy. Living in crippling pain is no longer a grim certainty, and those who… View more