Cocaine Overdose: Signs and Symptoms

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Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant that can have a potent effect on your brain. It can affect your physical and mental health as well as your overall well-being. It can be smoked, snorted, ingested, or injected. However it’s used, it can cause an overdose and can have lasting significant consequences.  Read More

How Cocaine Affects Women

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While not many people use cocaine here in the Philippines since the drug of choice for most is the more affordable methamphetamine or shabu, it can’t be denied that many people still use cocaine.  Read More

Mixing Alcohol and Cocaine: What You Should Know

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Illegal drugs or narcotics, are dangerous on their own, but what happens when you mix substances together? Now that’s like opening a Pandora’s box of trouble and undesired effects. So when you’re mixing alcohol and cocaine, you’re actually inviting a range of dangerous effects, including death.

Let’s take a closer look at this dangerous pairing. Read More

SPOTTED: Signs of Cocaine Addiction

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Cocaine addiction can be hard to spot when you don’t know what you’re looking for. Here we’re breaking down the different signs of cocaine addiction.

Illicit drugs, or narcotics, such as cocaine, can alter the brain in many ways. While it can create a pleasant high that makes it attractive and addictive, it has negative effects that can have both short and long term repercussions. Read More

SPOTTED: 5 Signs of Meth Abuse

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Meth abuse can be easy to spot–if you know where you’re looking.

Methamphetamine, meth, or here in our country, shabu. This is a highly addictive drug that can cause damaging changes to the brain, which can then affect their judgment and behavior. Read More

8 Ways to Deal with Toxic People in Your Life

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Have you encountered toxic people lately? How did you deal with them?

Life is full of challenges, and you actually don’t need other people to make it harder for you. However, difficult people are unavoidable–you come across them every once in a while. And they can really be a handful. You’ll end up trounced, pounced, and utterly exhausted, physically, mentally, and emotionally. That’s why they’re called toxic people after all. Read More

Mixing Drugs: What is Poly Drug Abuse

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Mixing drugs, or poly drug abuse, is often used by people who are addicted to substances but have already developed a tolerance for their initial drug of choice. And so, they would experiment mixing drugs together to get the high that they want or even get higher still.

In that insatiable thirst for the high, the addicted person would often stop caring what kind of drugs or substances they use as long as they get off on them. Often, these mixes of substances can cut it, but there are also times that these mixes of drugs can be prove to be a fatal recipe. Read More

Drug Cocktail: Mixing Meth with Weed

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Meth with weed, or having weed laced with meth may not be common, but it’s possible. Many people, especially those who buy weed from the streets, may not know that their weed is mixed with meth. However, there are those who intentionally mix meth with weed for a variety of reasons. Read More

The Difference Between Meth and Cocaine

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Meth and cocaine are both psychostimulant drugs, which means that they have mind-altering effects. Both may come as a white powder, and they are also compared because they have almost the same effects. Meth and cocaine also have a high potential to be abused. Read More

Perilous Pairs: 5 Common Disorders with Addiction

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There are common disorders that come with addiction. After all, addiction doesn’t come on its own. Worse than a thief in the night, it’s accompanied by its friends, feeding off on each other, with only destruction–and even death–in their wake.

You may not be fully aware of it, but there are certain health conditions that come in pairs. One condition often leads to the other, vice versa, or just occur together. For example, once you get diagnosed with diabetes, heart disease often follows. Allergies often come with asthma, and in the same vein, a cold often comes with cough and flu.

The same can be said when it comes to addiction. There are certain mental health disorders that accompany substance abuse, in what are collectively called co-occurring disorders. Read More