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What is the Difference Between Heroin and Fentanyl?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 5th, 2020

Fentanyl and heroin are both highly addictive and short-acting opioid drugs. They work by binding…

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How Long Does Oxycodone Stay in Your System?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 2nd, 2020

Whether you’ve been prescribed oxycodone for the first time or are worried about an upcoming…

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What is Huffing? Understanding Inhalant Abuse and Addiction

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 27th, 2020

Inhalants are substances that are typically found around the average household. Being easy to access…

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Side Effects and Dangers of Snorting Xanax

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 26th, 2020

Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative-hypnotic prescription drug, or benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety…

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The Relationship Between Addiction and Infidelity

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 20th, 2020

Infidelity is when a person cheats on their romantic partner or spouse with another person.…

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Understanding the 11 Types of Substance-Induced Disorders

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 16th, 2020

Drug and alcohol abuse of any kind can produce altered mental states that resemble mental…

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How Alcohol Abuse Affects The Eyes and Vision

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 15th, 2020

One of the most common side effects of alcohol intoxication is blurred vision. However, this…

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What is Wet Brain? Understanding Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 12th, 2020

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a specific type of brain damage that is caused directly by chronic…

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Popular Street Names for Xanax (Alprazolam)

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 8th, 2020

Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine prescribed to treat anxiety and seizure disorders. It is the…

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The Dangers and Side Effects of Mixing GHB With Alcohol

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 2nd, 2020

GHB and alcohol are both sedative and depressant substances. When the two substances are combined,…

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