Many people are surprised that ADHD medicine is abused at all. This represents a fundamental misunderstanding of what the medication is and how it impacts a person who is not suffering from ADHD. An ADHD medication is a stimulant. For a person properly diagnosed with ADHD, these stimulants provide the brain an ability to slow […]

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of psychotherapy practiced by a professional therapist to help people overcome the emotional distress associated with trauma. In most cases, EMDR is used for people who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but it can also address the issues that underpin other anxiety problems. People who […]

The topics of drug and alcohol addiction have been circulating with much controversy for many years. People continue to have different points of view on what addiction is and how it starts, but the government and the professional medical community agree on what addiction actually is, a treatable brain condition characterized by persistent drug abuse […]

Men and women often consume and become addicted to the same drugs, so they often need the same treatment to reach recovery. However, recent and ongoing studies have found that men and women react differently to drugs, and even to the same dose of a drug. On average, women are smaller than men, so they […]

Many prescription painkillers are on the market today in various forms and brands; one is Lortab, which combines the opioid hydrocodone with acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is derived from codeine, a natural alkaloid from opium. Alternatively, acetaminophen is the generic name for Tylenol, and it increases the effectiveness of hydrocodone. Lortab treats moderate to severe pain and […]

Lortab is a commonly prescribed painkiller, but it is far from safe. Many people become addicted to it and similar narcotics every year, and many of those people overdose. Some people use this medication in conjunction with other drugs or alcohol, and they experience deadly drug interactions as a result. Although Lortab is an effective […]

Lortab is a prescription painkiller made with acetaminophen (Tylenol) and hydrocodone. When people experience pain, the central nervous system and pituitary gland produce endorphins that bind to opioid receptors, which fills the space between the brain’s nerve cells. This action relieves pain and produces euphoria, but the narcotic compounds in Lortab target the same receptors, […]

Alcohol and Lortab are both drugs, and both can be misused. One is a legal beverage while the other is available by prescription to manage pain symptoms. However while one is legal and one has an important medical role, either can be misused to produce drunkenness or a high. The effects of these chemicals are […]

Lortab is a medication that contains a combination of acetaminophen, a fever reducer, and hydrocodone, a narcotic. Due to the presence of hydrocodone, Lortab is habit forming. Hydrocodone, a semi-synthetic opioid, is derived from codeine, and it is prescribed both as both a pain reliever and as a cough suppressant. It can induce a sense […]

Lortab is by far one of the most powerful drugs on the market today, primarily because it contains the popular painkiller hydrocodone. It is also cut with acetaminophen to help mitigate the effects of the hydrocodone, however, it is still very dangerous. Prior to the prescription drug epidemic that reached new heights in 2011 and […]