Category: Research You Can Use

Perinatal Marijuana Use May Hold Potential Risks for the Developing Child

Alcohol and pregnancy and Perinatal Marijuana Use Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Cannabis legalization and emerging new literature are suggesting to some that marijuana is safe and the “medicinal” use of cannabis has increased. Perinatal Marijuana Use has increased considerably during pregnancy as the demographics of pregnancy and cannabis use overlap. Use of cannabis has also increased in women of [...]
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Inhaled Heroin Adds Fuel to the Opioid Epidemic

Image of a dragon representing Chasing the Dragon Inhaled Heroin Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Severe heroin toxicity has emerged as a growing public health concern. A recent review published in the JAMA Neurology has brought to light the alternative to injection trends in opioid use disorders. Inhaling is becoming a more popular route of use. This method of heroin inhalation can lead [...]
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Food Addiction: Consideration of Detox & Withdrawal Symptoms

Ice cream Food Addiction Withdrawal Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Individuals who love highly processed foods and often eat more than they intended, face a significant probability of experiencing addictive-like symptoms including withdrawal. This is what food addiction postulates. A recent study, conducted by the University of Michigan, has developed and evaluated the psychometric characteristics of the first [...]
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Opioid System a Critical Factor in Underpinning Alcohol Dependence

Brain Neurons and the Opioid System Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use As more evidential support builds up for the key role played by the dysregulation in the opioid system in underpinning addiction, a recent study investigated the endogenous opioid tone in alcohol dependence for the first time. Comparable to results from previous research based upon the blunted dexamphetamine-induced opioid [...]
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