Many people use alcohol to reduce anxiety, but it can end up making anxiety worse in the long term. Learn about the link between alcohol and anxiety, and tips for coping here.
Quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis can improve survival rates. A recent study tests a tailored tobacco treatment program for people with cancer.
Certain foods and drinks may help to alleviate the symptoms of a hangover. Discover what to eat and drink and what to avoid when hungover.
The relationship between alcohol consumption and dementia risk in older adults is proving difficult to unpick. A recent study takes a fresh look.
Some people claim that smoking cannabis can alleviate cold symptoms, while others say that it can make them worse. Learn about the potential benefits and disadvantages of smoking cannabis with a cold.
The keto diet involves restricting carbohydrate intake to encourage the body to burn fat instead of glucose. This article outlines 10 reasons why a person may not lose weight despite following the keto diet.
My name is Regina Denny, and in 2018, I lost my son Brian to cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS). This is the story of Brian's death from CHS.
Weak ejaculation is where the force or amount of a person’s ejaculation is less than usual. Read on to find out the causes, symptoms, and how people treat weak ejaculation.
Although alcohol affects people in different ways and some people can drink more than others, drinking too much may cause a person to feel drunk. Learn more about the effects of alcohol by stage here.
A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs it looks for and their detection windows.
Although people sometimes wish to induce vomiting to treat poisoning, to relieve nausea, or due to an eating disorder, there are no safe ways to do this at home. Learn more about the risks of inducing vomiting here.
Some people have concerns about excess facial fat. This article outlines seven tips for helping prevent and reduce excess facial fat.
A new study finds that doctors are more likely to write opioid prescriptions during the last appointments of the day and if appointments are running late.
When coming off prescription or recreational opiate or opioid drugs, people may experience withdrawal symptoms. Learn about the symptoms, timeline, and treatments here.
Suboxone is a brand-name prescription drug that's used to treat dependence on opioid drugs. It comes as an oral film that's placed under your tongue (sublingual) or in your cheek (buccal). Suboxone contains two drugs: buprenorphine and naloxone. Learn about side effects, warning, dosage, and more.
An observational study finds that people who drink red wine regularly but in moderation have healthier, more diverse gut microbiotas than those who don't.
The kidneys are responsible for filtering out waste products, including alcohol, from the body. Kidney pain can be a sign of serious health issues. Learn more in this article.
New research shows how subtle natural fluctuations in resting brain activity most likely impact our inclination toward risk taking behaviors.
Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here.
New research finds that using focus boosting drugs without a prescription has few benefits and may affect memory and sleep quality in the long run.
Substance addiction is a complex disorder characterized by compulsive drug use. While addiction is difficult to understand, all abused substances share one thing in common - repeated use could change the way the brain looks and functions. Some people can use recreational or prescription drugs without ever experiencing negative consequences or addiction. For others, substance use can cause problems at school, work and home, and in relationships.Subscribe to Addiction feed