Category: Addiction

Middle-Aged Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Couple working through Middle-Aged Alcohol and Drug Abuse Middle-Aged Alcohol and Drug Abuse mortality rates are on the rise, but this bucks the image of it mainly affecting the younger generations. In general, alcohol and drug abuse are thought to be the most problematic among younger generations, as statistics on the prevalence of substance use typically reflect this. For instance, in 2014, only [...]
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Demi Lovato Drug Overdose – Saved by Narcan

Demi Lovato Overdose was reversed with Narcan Demi Lovato was hospitalized after reportedly overdosing in her Hollywood Hills home [1]. While we do not know many details, we do know that the pop star is currently receiving medical care in a Los Angeles Hospital after she was treated with Naloxone (Narcan), an opioid overdose antidote medication administered for opioid emergencies. Everyone around [...]
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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation the Brain & Addiction

Doctor explaining Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to a patient Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation the Brain & Addiction What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive, physical approach to psychiatric treatment that involves projecting a fluctuating magnetic field or magnetic pulses through the skull into the brain. The TMS generates electrical currents in the brain tissue and these currents then change the [...]
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