A man prepares to vomit into a toilet as he goes through cocaine withdrawal symptoms

Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

Cocaine is a highly addictive substance. Once a person develops an addiction to cocaine, it can be hard to stop after several months of use. Once an individual stops using cocaine, they can expect a wide range of mild to severe cocaine withdrawal symptoms. While some of the symptoms cause discomfort, others can be life-threatening.…

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Downfalls of Drug Abuse

Long-term drug abuse can cause a wide range of physical and psychological problems. The downfalls of drug abuse often depend on the type of drug, the severity of the addiction, and how long the addiction has lasted. In addition, an overdose can cause severe side effects, which lead to terminal medical conditions or even fatality. …

A woman goes through the opiate withdrawal timeline

Opiate Withdrawal Timeline

When you stop taking opiates, you may experience a wide range of mild to severe withdrawal symptoms that include both psychological stress and physical discomfort or pain. Withdrawal symptoms can last for several days, typically peaking by the fourth to the seventh day. An opiate withdrawal timeline varies depending on the nature of the addiction,…

heroin side effects

Heroin Side Effects

Heroin is a chemical variation of pain killer medications. It shares several similarities with other opioid drugs, including morphine. However, where some pain killer medications are derived naturally from the poppy seed (which produces opium), heroin is chemically produced. Due to the added chemicals, it can have more extreme side effects than plant-based drugs. If…

a man experiencing the symptoms of cocaine withdrawal

The Symptoms and Timeline of Cocaine Withdrawal

Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant drug. It is not the type of drug that comes to mind when you hear the term withdrawals. Many people don’t realize that there are withdrawal symptoms associated with cocaine. While it’s true that you won’t experience the type of physical withdrawal that you would from most drugs like…