Mexico’s Drug Cartel Violence

  What Motivates Drug Cartel Violence? Transportation routes leading to the US/Mexico border, control of border towns and plain old greed account for most of the drug related murders between competing drug cartels. Unfortunately, many of those

Hyperkatifeia

Negative Emotional States Hyperkatifeia is an increase in the "intensity" of negative emotional states that develop during opioid withdrawal. Opioids administered in excess of need, i.e. more than the body needs to maintain health, will react to

Does Heroin Affect Testosterone?

Testosterone is an essential component of a person's sexual health. That is why it's important to understand the full impact that heroin plays on testosterone levels.   Androgens and Testosterone Androgens are sex steroid hormones. They are m

How Long Does Heroin Last

Elimination half-life The "elimination half-life" is the time period it takes for the plasma concentration of a drug to be halved. Hence, each successive half-life, less drug is eliminated. After one half-life the amount of drug remaining in the b

How Does Heroin Affect Your Memory?

Among heroin addicts there is an unofficial term used to describe heroin-related memory loss. That term is “CRS” which is an acronym for “Can’t Remember S__t." Not surprisingly, the science backs up the term. For instance, we know two things
Heroin Overdose

Famous People Who Died From Heroin

  Celebrity heroin deaths Tinseltown, has its share of heroin deaths, but one of the most bizarre celebrity heroin overdoses happened in N.Y.C. It began in October, 1978 when Sid Vicious allegedly murdered his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. It ende