The Basic Bare Bones Facts About Opioids & Abuse – From the CDC

Prescription Opioids Side Effects In addition to the serious risks of addiction, abuse, and overdose, the use of prescription opioids can have a number of side effects, even when taken as directed: Tolerance—meaning you might need to take more of the medication for the same pain relief Physical dependence—meaning you have symptoms of withdrawal when … Continue reading The Basic Bare Bones Facts About Opioids & Abuse – From the CDC

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Three Common Drugs Linked to High Dementia Risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder conditions and Parkinson’s are also linked to dementia risk. The research was conducted by researchers from the University of East Anglia. Currently, more than 50 million people in the world … Continue reading Three Common Drugs Linked to High Dementia Risk