Is Addiction a Chronic Condition?

Is Addiction a Chronic Condition?

Addiction, like diabetes or heart disease, is often referred to as a chronic condition According to The Center for Managing Chronic Diseases, a chronic disease is a long-lasting condition that can be controlled but not cured.  Chronic illnesses...
How to Stop Self-Medicating

How to Stop Self-Medicating

Learn how to manage your emotions in healthy ways so you no longer need oxycodone Many addiction specialists believe that oxycodone addicts use the drug to avoid feeling difficult emotions, a behavior known as self-medicating. For example, when...
Can Oxycodone Interact with my Anti-Depressant?

Can Oxycodone Interact with my Anti-Depressant?

The interaction between oxycodone and anti-depressants cause fatal side effects Prescription overdose and bad interactions account for thousands of deaths in the US every year. People are often less cautious about using prescription drugs, because...
Filling the Void Left by Oxycodone Addiction

Filling the Void Left by Oxycodone Addiction

Healthy nutrition can fill the void left by Oxycodone addiction Oxycodone addiction is not just a disease, but a way of life. Getting high, being high and all the activities that lead to drug abuse not only occupy huge chunks of time, but they also...
Acetaminophen Overdose and Liver Damage

Acetaminophen Overdose and Liver Damage

Prescription painkillers typically feature two main elements, an opiate-based narcotic to provide comfort and a medicinal component that elevates the user’s pain threshold and reduces fever. The latter element is often acetaminophen, best...
Dangers of Combining Marijuana and Oxycodone

Dangers of Combining Marijuana and Oxycodone

The human body develops a tolerance to drugs very quickly. This means that users will need larger or more frequent doses in order to achieve the effects they desire. Eventually a plateau is reached where no amount of the drug will achieve the...
Oxycodone Abuse and Drug Interactions

Oxycodone Abuse and Drug Interactions

Combining drugs is never a good idea, as it leads to unpredictable side effects and repercussions. Multiple drug use isn’t like addition where one drug plus another equals a twice as desirable high. That is the common myth behind drug...