Quitting Adderall Cold Turkey

Adderall, an amphetamine meant for treating ADHD, is abused everywhere, especially on college campuses, where students share with friends—sometimes for last-minute exam cramming, sometimes for partying. When abused, Adderall acts similarly to methamphetamine and cocaine: it dramatically increased the activity of dopamine in the brain, causing a long, intense high–followed by a debilitating crash. How…

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Are There Foods To Boost Serotonin?

There exists a strong relationship between healthy eating and positive mood regulation. Sticking to three healthy meals per day, with few snacks in-between, is a great way to keep your body’s functions in check and boost your spirits in the process. After eating fresh fruits, veggies, and meats, we feel good and refreshed. Tryptophan is…

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How Heroin Works

A quick and flippant answer to the question “how does heroin work” might be “all too well”. Heroin and medical morphine have the same effect on a person’s brain and metabolism, and a person’s body converts both heroin and medical morphine into the same form of morphine after it is administered. The primary difference is…

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Do You Need A Digital Detox?

  There’s a lot of risk for relapse hidden in the phone. Your dealer’s number is there. You know how to access them on Facebook. You could call up an old drinking buddy and make plans, without calling anyone else. Silently, on Instagram, you can find illegal drugs for sale. If you are prone to…

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