The Primary Cause Of Heroin Addiction

  What is Addiction? Addiction is an uncontrollable drive to do something. Drug addiction is an uncontrollable drive to consume a particular drug. The Allure of Heroin   Drug Addiction Any drug that produces changes in brain reinforc

Why Heroin Is A Prodrug

  Heroin is a pro-drug What is so ironic, is that heroin is a “prodrug.” In other words, heroin does not affect the brain. It is not so much that heroin cannot affect the brain as much as it does not affect the brain. That's right, heroin

Heroin Tolerance

Tolerance to heroin When you talk about tolerance to heroin, or most any drug for that matter, you're talking about a decline in the effects of the drug following repeated use. Consequently, more and more of the drug, in this case heroin, must be

How To Help A Friend Kick Heroin

What to expect It's a nice thing to help a friend. It's also a good idea to know, ahead of time, what the heck you're getting into. So if you are planning on helping someone kick heroin, than you should know how to help.   First of all, yo

Does Heroin Affect Testosterone?

Testosterone is an essential component of a person's sexual health and 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 ar

Quitting Heroin Addiction

  Time to quit Many heroin addicts make the decision to quit after an accumulation of consequences. There is often a catalyst event that jumpstarts the decision to quit. It may be a dramatic and/or emotional event such as an overdose, medical