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National Institute of Drug Abuse

From the article by the National Institute of Drug Abuse: "People with addiction often have one or more associated health issues, which ...

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0 Article-Article jplist-topic-Drug-Addiction jplist-topic-Health 0 297704 297704 From the article by the National Institute of Drug Abuse: "People with addiction often have one or more associated health issues, which could include lung or heart disease, stroke, cancer, or mental health conditions. Imaging scans, chest X-rays, and blood tests can show the damaging effects of long term drug use throughout the body." Read the Article

What are the other health consequences of drug addiction?

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From the article by the National Institute of Drug Abuse: "People with addiction often have one or more associated health issues, which could include ...

Concerns about heart health amid the opioid, meth.. → Concerns about heart health amid the opioid, meth.. →

Lucy Soto, American Heart Association News, 04/07/2019

From the article in the American Heart Association (Heart.org) site: "A study in November showed opioid use may increase the risk of atrial ...

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1 Article-Article jplist-topic-American-Heart-Association jplist-topic-Heart-Health jplist-topic-Meth jplist-topic-opioid 0 297707 297707 From the article in the American Heart Association (Heart.org) site: "A study in November showed opioid use may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation, or AFib, a type of irregular heart rhythm that can lead to a stroke. The study included medical records of more than 857,000 young and middle-age military veterans and showed opioid use increases the likelihood of AFib by 34 percent." Read the Article

Concerns about heart health amid the opioid, meth epidemic

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From the article in the American Heart Association (Heart.org) site: "A study in November showed opioid use may increase the risk of atrial ...

Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart

Amanda Menard, LPN, 12/26/2020

Medically Reviewed Article from ACLS Training CenterAccording to Amanda Menard, "Illegal drug abuse and addiction are very serious problems ...

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2 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-Health jplist-topic-Heart jplist-topic-Illegal jplist-topic-Overdose 0 302457 302457 Medically Reviewed Article from ACLS Training CenterAccording to Amanda Menard, "Illegal drug abuse and addiction are very serious problems that can affect people of all ages, ranging from adults to infants born to mothers who regularly use drugs. Illegal drugs are drugs that are sold, often for recreational purposes, even though they are not legally approved. These are typically dangerous, with many of them causing health problems, including difficulties with the heart." This article looks at how different illegal drugs affect the human heart.  Read the Article

Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart

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Medically Reviewed Article from ACLS Training CenterAccording to Amanda Menard, "Illegal drug abuse and addiction are very serious problems that can ...

How Smoking Cannabis/Weed for a Month Affects.. → How Smoking Cannabis/Weed for a Month Affects.. →

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How Smoking Cannabis/Weed for a Month Affects Your Lungs

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The Benefits of Quitting Alcohol The Benefits of Quitting Alcohol

Buddy T, 04/08/2022

According to Buddy T: "Research shows that some of the damage caused to the brain, liver, cardiovascular system, and gut will slowly heal ...

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4 Article-Article jplist-topic-Abuse jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Health jplist-topic-recovery 0 302872 302872 According to Buddy T: "Research shows that some of the damage caused to the brain, liver, cardiovascular system, and gut will slowly heal when you stop drinking.2 After you get past the temporary though sometimes severe discomfort of alcohol withdrawal symptoms, you'll notice increasing improvements in your physical and mental health." Heavy drinking can take a toll on your physical and mental health, and this article lists the benefits of quitting alcohol and entering recovery from an alcohol use disorder. Read the Article

The Benefits of Quitting Alcohol

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According to Buddy T: "Research shows that some of the damage caused to the brain, liver, cardiovascular system, and gut will slowly heal when you ...

The Health Risks of Vaping The Health Risks of Vaping

Robyn Correll, MPH, 05/14/2020

According to Robyn Correll: "There is a lack of understanding surrounding the health risks of vaping. Researchers are still actively ...

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5 Article-Article jplist-topic-Ecigarettes jplist-topic-Health-Risk jplist-topic-Smoking jplist-topic-Vaping 0 320078 320078 According to Robyn Correll: "There is a lack of understanding surrounding the health risks of vaping. Researchers are still actively seeking to understand exactly how harmful vaping is—but more than enough evidence now shows that it introduces major health risks. Recent studies have found that harmful substances found in many vaping products could increase your chances of serious health concerns like heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and addiction, especially among teens."This article breaks down the harmful substances in e-cigarettes.Read the Article

The Health Risks of Vaping

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According to Robyn Correll: "There is a lack of understanding surrounding the health risks of vaping. Researchers are still actively seeking to ...

How Alcohol Weakens Body Defenses Against Illness How Alcohol Weakens Body Defenses Against Illness

Buddy T, 10/17/2020

According to Buddy T: "Chronic drinkers may appear to be healthy, but if they do become ill or injured, they may find it more difficult to ...

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6 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Defenses jplist-topic-Illness jplist-topic-Weakens 0 372909 372909 According to Buddy T: "Chronic drinkers may appear to be healthy, but if they do become ill or injured, they may find it more difficult to heal. Alcohol consumption places stress on the hormone system and alter's the body's immune function."This article explains how alcohol can affect the immune system.Read the Article

How Alcohol Weakens Body Defenses Against Illness

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According to Buddy T: "Chronic drinkers may appear to be healthy, but if they do become ill or injured, they may find it more difficult to heal. ...

Using Cigs, E-Cigs Increases Odds of Stroke Among.. → Using Cigs, E-Cigs Increases Odds of Stroke Among.. →

Katelyn Newman, 01/07/2020

According to Katelyn Newman: "Young adults who smoke both tobacco cigarettes and e-cigarettes are nearly three times more likely to have a ...

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7 Article-Article jplist-topic-Nicotine jplist-topic-Smoking jplist-topic-Stroke jplist-topic-Tobacco jplist-topic-Vaping 0 372922 372922 According to Katelyn Newman: "Young adults who smoke both tobacco cigarettes and e-cigarettes are nearly three times more likely to have a stroke than their nonsmoking counterparts, and they have nearly double the odds of stroke than those who smoke traditional cigarettes alone, a new study suggests."This article goes over the data and results of a study about the link between vaping, smoking, and stroke.Read the Article

Using Cigs, E-Cigs Increases Odds of Stroke Among Young Adults

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According to Katelyn Newman: "Young adults who smoke both tobacco cigarettes and e-cigarettes are nearly three times more likely to have a stroke ...

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