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Types of Addiction That Must Be Properly Understood

Over the years, specialists have discovered many types of addiction. These problems can vary in many ways, often depending on each individual. Unfortunately, these differences can make understanding addiction a little confusing. That’s why we at The Right Step created this simple guide. You can understand the different kinds of addictions and how they impact…

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What Are the Side Effects of Adderall Addiction?

Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine) is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant used for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996 for children aged 3 and older, Adderall is a CNS stimulant mixture. It contains four different amphetamine salts: dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine aspartate, dextroamphetamine sulfate and amphetamine…

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5 Causes of Binge Drinking & How to Address Them

In recent years, Americans have grown increasingly aware of binge drinking alcohol abuse, a widespread pattern of alcohol intake that results in rapid intoxication. The public has also grown increasingly aware of the dangers of alcohol binging. Here are 5 causes of binge drinking, and how to address them, minimizing your consumption of alcohol. #1…

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Teen Drinking Linked to Adult Alcoholism

New evidence from a team of American researchers indicates that teenagers who periodically engage in binge drinking may experience changes in the expression of their genetic code that increase the likelihood of serious alcohol problems in adulthood. Learn about how scientists found that teen drinking is linked to adult alcoholism. Researchers and public health officials…