MARIJUANA IS ADDICTIVE

MARIJUANA IS ADDICTIVE Marijuana is addictive. Smoking marijuana leads to changes in the brain that are similar to those caused by cocaine, heroin and alcohol.   Does a person… Need an increased amount of marijuana to achieve the desired effect?   Continue to use marijuana to avoid physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms?   Ingest larger amounts over a longer period […]

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EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION

EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION It’s been widely reported that regular light to moderate drinking can be good for the heart. But that’s only a portion of the story. With heavy or at-risk drinking, any potential heart healthy benefits are outweighed by far greater risks, ncluding: Injuries Drinking too much increases your chances of being injured or even killed. […]

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EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION

EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE AND ADDICTION Drugs are chemicals. Different drugs, because of their chemical structures, can affect the body in different ways. In fact, some drugs can even change a person’s body and brain in ways that last long after the person has stopped taking drugs, maybe even permanently.   Depending on the drug, it can enter the human […]

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