What Happens When Flagyl (Metronidazole) And Alcohol Are Mixed?

This article is about the consequences of combining Flagyl (Metronidazole) and alcohol. Although it is one of the lesser-known drugs, it is a solid antibiotic prescribed to treat various bacterial and parasitic infections. Since the liver and intestines process and break down this drug in the body, side effects primarily impact the gastrointestinal system and… Continue Reading

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Listed here are the members of our expert staff. They have gone through our content and reviewed it carefully. If they found anything that was not completely accurate or up-to-date, it was edited accordingly. They are all experienced in the drug, alcohol, health and addiction field. We thank them all very much for their contribution… Continue Reading

EtG – Calculator -Alcohol Screening Testing – 80 Hour Rule

Some labs now use a testing method known as “EtG” for discovering how long ago someone metabolized alcohol.  This test detects the presence of ethyl glucuronide in the urine. It is a direct metabolite the body uses to process alcohol. Its existence in urine detects alcohol consumption in the past 80 hours (approximately). There is… Continue Reading

No Matter How you Slice It, Food’s a Drug

There is no getting around the fact that we must eat to survive. That said, society has come a long way from the days of hunter-gatherers that foraged for fruits, nuts, seeds, vegetables, and meat. Now, most of our food comes to our tables via giant food manufactures. Even worse, the most affordable foods are… Continue Reading

People Are Snorting Adderall To Get High

There are two variations of Adderall pills, immediate and extended-release. The extended-release comes in capsules containing tiny beads that dissolve more slowly in the gastrointestinal tract. Abusers prefer immediate-release Adderall because of crushing the pills. In addition, some users claim that snorting immediate-release Adderall ensures the drug kick’s stimulant effects faster and with more intensity…. Continue Reading

The Cycle of Addiction

The cycle of addiction is the closed-loop of obsessive behavior when someone has any substance or behavioral dependency. Once a user becomes dependent on any substance or behavior, they are trapped. The 3 C’s of addiction: compulsive use cutting down continued use despite consequences Addicts get trapped in a closed loop of using or behaving… Continue Reading

Sugar Meets All the Criteria for Addiction

Through no fault of their own, millions of people have developed a physical dependency on sugar. It’s nearly identical to drug addiction. Here is a list of the criteria for substance dependency: regular use bingeing tolerance cravings withdrawal There’s a reason people light up when considering what tasty dessert they’re going to order. It’s why… Continue Reading

Over 60% in Addiction Treatment Admit Childhood Trauma

In an ideal world, every child receives nurturing, protection and education. In reality, though, life is nowhere near perfect. Instead, life is complicated, scary, and dangerous, especially for children. It is not an understatement to say that millions of children and adolescents in the U.S. are subjected to trauma each year. The toxic effects of… Continue Reading

Be Smart Drink Responsibly

The consequences of alcohol misuse are profound. Most people enjoy alcohol safely. For some people, alcohol is OK in moderation. The right approach is always to drink responsibly. The time to pause and ponder about your plans to consume alcohol is before you start. For some, drinking can get out of control once everybody is… Continue Reading