Posts Tagged ‘Prescription Drug Abuse’

Illness Anxiety and Prescription Drug Abuse

Hypochondria is a psychiatric condition that is characterized by an obsession with illness. People who suffer from it believe that they have a serious or life-threatening disease that has not been diagnosed even though they have no symptoms or medical proof. This perception causes them to experience anxiety that…

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Prescription Medication-Induced Movement Disorders

Nearly 16 million Americans are a part of the prescription drug epidemic according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Some of them are at risk of developing medication-induced movement disorders, neurologic conditions that are caused or triggered by medication.
Prescription Medication-Induced Movement Disorders 101
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Avoiding Problematic Tramadol Use Patterns

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health 16 million Americans are swept up in the prescription drug addiction epidemic. Many of them never see it coming. Some do not even know that the way they take tramadol qualifies as illegal abuse. The key to protecting yourself from…

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Tramadol Addiction Treatment Programs

Tramadol is a prescription drug used to treat severe pain resulting from surgery or chronic conditions. It is an opiate-derived drug and is highly addictive when used improperly or for long periods of time, and should not be used by those with a history of drug or alcohol abuse…

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Tramadol Addiction Signs and Symptoms

Addiction is a serious condition affecting many Americans in many forms. Prescription medication abuse is a growing concern in the drug field and becoming an increasingly greater factor for death. It’s not entirely the amount of the medication taken at one time but the ability to combine multiple prescriptions…

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