Do Opiates Blunt Your Sex Drive?

  Sex Drive Your libido is your drive for sex, and men and women are motivated to have sex because it produces pleasure. Unfortunately, many people who use opiates experience a reduction in sexual activity. Men who use opiates often lose inter

Do Opiates Make You Throw Up?

With opiates it's not the stomach letting the brain know it's going to throw up, but rather it's the brain directing the stomach to throw up. The brain detects opiates in your bloodstream and thinks it is a potential life-threatening situation. Th

Funny Heroin Jokes

  Why would anyone joke about heroin? The real purpose of writing and telling jokes about heroin is to lift the cloak of invisibility that surrounds heroin addiction. Heroin jokes take the awfulness of heroin and turn it into something so si

Signs of Heroin Overdose

  About overdose Drug overdose is the leading cause of death among Americans under 50 years of age. Overdose is actually a type of poisoning, and more than 80% of poisonings occur via the mouth i.e. ingestion, but heroin overdose primarily occ

Heroin Tolerance

  Drug Tolerance Drug tolerance is "a decline in effects following repeated use." Consequently, more and more of a substance must be consumed, in order to achieve the same intensity of effect. Heroin tolerance is no different. Over time, mor

How Heroin Affects Pregnant Women

Unborn Child The adult brain exists in a well-protected stable environment, which is due, in part, to a semi-permeable membrane that separates circulating blood from the brain. This membrane is referred to as the Blood–Brain-Barrier (BBB). It he