a woman wondering are sleeping pills addictive

Are Sleeping Pills Addictive?

Are sleeping pills addictive? Sleep is vital for human beings. It enables us to rest and recharge our energy for a fresh round of activities. For children, it helps with their growth. Yet there is a monster that disrupts this beautiful activity: insomnia. It is a condition that prevents us from enjoying a regular sleeping…

a woman scratching her arm as she wonders can stress cause hives

Can Stress Cause Hives?

Hives appear as red lumps on the surface of the skin. They vary in size. Sometimes they can be very small, but at other times they can be as big as the size of a saucer. Hives can be itchy, or they can give a burning sensation. In most cases, hives result from allergic reactions…

a woman feeling the effects of lsd during her night out

The Dangerous Effects of LSD

Lysergic acid diethylamide or LSD as it is commonly known as a hallucinogenic drug. Research estimates that 0.3% of adults use LSD for leisure. LSD is not addictive, like other common drugs. It can produce hallucinations and alter the mental state of users. Sometimes it can cause synesthesia and the crossing of senses. For example,…

a pile of drugs showing the dangers of bath salts

Dangers of Bath Salts

What comes to mind when you hear the term bath salts? Bath salts are drugs made up of white or brown powder. People smoke or ingest them to get a feeling of euphoria. However, the popularity of bath salts has waned. In a recent study, only about 1.1% of the population reported using drugs. But,…

a woman concerned about her friend showing signs of pcp use

Signs of PCP Use

Phencyclidine or simply PCP was once a noble drug. Doctors used PCP as an anesthetic when treating their patients. Soon, it was discovered that the drug had questionable side effects. PCP patients began to exhibit patterns of agitation and irrationalism. Thus, PCP was banned. Currently, about 6 million people admit to using PCP at least…

a woman stressing over pencil orders while wondering do I have ocd

Do I Have OCD?

Do you find yourself taking an excessive amount of time performing a task? Perhaps you have to perform it repeatedly before you can move on to another task. Does it distress you if you don’t perform these tasks, leave them incomplete, or aren’t able to do them the requisite number of times you feel it’s…