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How Do Depressants Impact the Body?

Depressants are drugs that inhibit function of the central nervous system (CNS) and are among the most widely used drugs in the world. These drugs operate by impacting neurons in the CNS, which leads to symptoms like drowsiness, relaxation, decreased inhibition, anesthesia, sleep, coma, even death. Addiction is a possibility with them and, over time,…

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Is There a Connection Between Synthetic Marijuana and Seizures?

The harmful effects of a man-made drug like Spice or K2 seems to have created widespread health-related issues. Synthetic marijuana contains powerful chemicals and may even induce seizures for some people. Learn more about the connection between drugs and seizures. Mind-Altering Drugs Synthetic cannabinoids are not detectable on most standard in-house hospital drug screens. Poison…