March 12, 2019

Ativan Addiction

Is Ativan Addictive? Ativan is the name for the generic drug lorazepam, is part of the drug class benzodiazepines. It is best known for treating anxiety, as it works by attaching to GABA receptors in the brain like other benzodiazepines. After it attaches to the GABA receptors, it slows down the chemical messages the nerve […]

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October 16, 2018

The Top 10 Warning Signs of Becoming Addicted to Medication

Substance abuse and addiction isn’t just limited to alcohol and street drugs. It can also be very easy to become addicted to medication. This can be very confusing and dangerous all at the same time, because medication has been prescribed to help treat something that might be wrong. While taking medication prescribed by a doctor […]

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May 15, 2013

BYU Students Have New Device to Fight Drug Addiction

This is the all-too-familiar story of drug addiction and Dr. Terry Sellers. It’s familiar because we have heard this story before, just with different characters and settings. But the plot is still the same. Terry Sellers was a respected obstetrician who spent his nights delivering babies. He began to suffer from migraine headaches and was […]

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