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
Any drug that produces changes in brain reinforc
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
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
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
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
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