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Drugs - Marijuana/hash

Information on marijuana and its health effects
Drugs - heroin/speed/other

Information on drugs of addiction

caffeine in the diet
- Caffeine occurs naturally in foods and beverages. It is known to be a potent stimulant of the central nervous system (CNS).
hepatitis C
- Hepatitis C is an infection and inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus. It is one of several types of hepatitis.
hepatitis D
- Hepatitis D is an infection and inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis D virus. It is one of several types of hepatitis. The hepatitis D virus needs the hepatitis B virus to be present to cause an infection. These 2 viruses may be acquired at the same time. Also, a person may already have a chronic hepatitis B infection, then catch hepatitis D.
cocaine-related disorders
barbiturate intoxication
- Barbiturates are drugs in a class called sedative-hypnotics. Barbiturate intoxication occurs when excessive amounts, or an overdose, of barbiturates has been taken.
first aid for drug abuse
- Drug abuse is defined as the misuse or overuse of any legal or illegal drug, including alcohol, over-the-counter medications, and prescription medications.
diet for liver disease
- A diet for liver disease provides the vitamins and minerals needed to stay healthy. It also limits nutrients that will cause further liver damage.
drug abuse and addiction
dilated cardiomyopathy
- The heart is made up of muscle, valves, supporting structures, a conduction system and blood vessels. A cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle. This term is usually only used when the disease is inside the heart itself, and not due to high blood pressure, clogging of the arteries from arteriosclerosis or heart valve problems. In dilated cardiomyopathy, one of the subtypes of this disease, the heart muscle becomes thin and flabby, and the heart becomes enlarged.
marijuana abuse
sudden infant death syndrome
respiratory acidosis
diet and substance abuse recovery
toxicology screen
amphetamine addiction
- Habitual, repeated use of amphetamines results in amphetamine addiction. Repeated use causes increased tolerance to the drug. As tolerance builds, more of the drug is needed to achieve a desired effect by the user.
tricuspid regurgitation
- Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle from any cause.
- Psychosis is a general term which refers to any significant mental disorder that has a physical or emotional source. It is a severe disturbance in which a person is unable to distinguish reality from fantasy.
weight loss
- Weight loss is due to a person burning more kilojoules, or energy, than he or she takes in.
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