February 27, 2020

New evidence shows that heavy drinkers are more than three times more likely than non-drinkers to develop early-onset dementia and incur other degenerative effects on the brain.

Are you at risk?

A recent study has shown a strong link between excessive alcohol use and dem...

February 25, 2020

Doctors worldwide readily dole out opioid painkiller prescriptions as a cure for post-op and chronic pain – largely contributing to today’s opioid epidemic.

But as it turns out, these meds could actually be prolonging patients’ pain. Let’s find out why.

Despite their add...

February 22, 2020

Xanax use is as common as the anxiety disorders it’s prescribed to treat – but even when taken as directed, it carries a high addiction risk and serious health consequences.

We take a closer look at what exactly this drug is and what makes it so addictive.

Xanax abuse is...

February 19, 2020

Growing up is not an easy thing to do, for anyone, anywhere.

Whilst there are varying degrees of difficulty, there is a common theme among young men that makes moving into adulthood increasingly difficult and challenging.

You must be strong.

The notion that men must be “s...

February 17, 2020

The question, “Why do some people become addicted to drugs and alcohol, and others do not?” has puzzled many addicts, non-addicts, researchers, and medical professionals.

After many years of research, researchers have notice that there are mainly five factors that deter...

February 14, 2020

Alprax use is as common as the anxiety disorders it’s prescribed to treat – but even when taken as directed, it carries a high addiction risk and serious health consequences.

We take a closer look at what exactly this drug is and what makes it so addictive.

Alprax abuse...

February 12, 2020

Trazodone is an antidepressant. It is sold under brand names such as Molipaxin, Trialodine, Desyrel, Trittico, and Trazore.

Trazodone is used to treat depressing, insomnia, and anxiety. Sometimes, it is prescribed for OCD, cocaine addiction, and eating disorders.

Most pe...

February 10, 2020

There has been a growing interest whether or not there is such a thing as an addictive personality.

Although this question is hard to give a precise answer, there are many ways to examine it.

Doctors, researchers and private drug rehabs alike are working hard to provide...

February 7, 2020

We’re all familiar with addiction and all of the myths that come with it; SHAFAHOME is here to set it straight.

Come with us as we debunk the most common myths of addiction. *In no particular order.

Addiction Myth 1: People Choose to Be Addicted

No one actually says to th...

February 5, 2020

The short term effects of smoking crystal methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth, are different from other drugs and can be extremely dangerous.

This drug is considered to be one of the most hazardous for its users.

It is important to understand these effects as wel...

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October 22, 2019