Salvia Addiction Symptoms, Signs and Side Effects

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Salvia, or salvia divinorum, is an herb from the mint family. While it’s native to Mexico, salvia can grow in other places as well. When someone takes salvia, it can change their brain chemistry and lead to hallucinations similar to the effects of other hallucinogenic drugs. Salvia symptoms and effects don’t typically last long, but … Read More

The Dangers of Using Kratom Regularly

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Kratom comes from the tropical kratom tree (Mitragyna speciosa). While the tree is native to Southeast Asia, the leaves that contain chemicals which give off psychotropic effects became popular in the United States. People consume the drug in different forms: pills, capsules, extracts and fresh, dried and powdered leaves. Using kratom regularly is dangerous. Even … Read More

Is Kratom Legal?

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Kratom, a psychotropic drug derived from the leaves of a tree originally native to Southeast Asia and the Philippines, is legal in most cities and states in the United States. Internationally, Kratom’s legal status as a drug varies from country to country, but it is commonly legal to buy, sell and grow the plant. What … Read More

The Dangers of Tramadol and Alcohol

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There are many risks of tramadol and alcohol, and the two should never be used together. Tramadol is a synthetic opioid pain medication, and its brand names include ConZip, Rybiz, Ryzold and Ultram. Both tramadol and alcohol are central nervous system depressants. When someone takes tramadol and alcohol together, it can cause severe central nervous … Read More

Salvia Abuse and Addiction

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Salvia about to be rolled into a joint and abused

Salvia is a growing drug of concern from the perspective of medical professionals and policymakers. Salvia drug abuse appears to be on the rise, particularly among younger people. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), salvia comes from an herb that’s part of the mint family. Though the salvia plant is native to Mexico, it … Read More

The Dangers of Snorting Norco

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To feel the effects of Norco more quickly, people sometimes crush the drug into powder and inhale it through the nose. Snorting Norco can lead to short-term respiratory and nasal issues, and long-term intranasal use can have lasting effects. Norco misuse itself carries the risk of addiction, and since the effects are felt almost instantly … Read More

Norco vs. Vicodin

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Norco and Vicodin are both opioid-based prescription pain relievers. Though they contain different amounts of hydrocodone and acetaminophen, they are both used to reduce or eliminate chronic and severe pain. Opioids carry the risk of addiction, so Norco and Vicodin should only be taken as prescribed. When comparing Norco vs. Vicodin, Norco contains more acetaminophen … Read More

What Does Norco Look Like?

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Norco is a prescription, brand-name drug made with a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. There are other brand-name versions of the hydrocodone and acetaminophen mix, including Vicodin, Lorcet and Lortab. Norco dosages can look different from one another. Most Norco dosages are oval shaped with scoring on one side and imprints of either Norco or Watson … Read More

The Effects of Alcohol on the Body

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The effects of alcohol on the body can be extensive. Alcohol abuse (including binge drinking) and chronic alcohol use can affect the brain, heart, liver and other major organs and systems in the body. Alcohol’s effects can be short-term, such as intoxication or a lack of coordination. The effects can also be long-term and can … Read More

How Long Does Salvia Stay in Your System?

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The length of time salvia stays in your system varies from person to person. Knowing about the drug can help people get a better understanding of how their body reacts and processes the drug. Salvia is a type of plant. There are a few different types of salvia available. Three of the most common kinds … Read More