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What Are the Dangers Associated with Xanax Addiction?

Addiction can happen to any individual, in any family. It isn’t only those who use drugs illegally or illicitly who become addicted and need treatment to stop using the substances. Even people who take medication that is prescribed by doctors can become addicted to certain medications. Xanax, a prescription anti-anxiety medication is one of them. What is Xanax? Xanax, the...

Xanax Addiction Signs, Effects, and Withdrawal Symptoms

Medications like Xanax, a benzodiazepine, are prescribed by doctors for people who are suffering from anxiety disorders, panic disorders, anxiety caused by depression, and sometimes sleep disorders. Benzodiazepines are fast-acting, so it isn’t necessary to allow them to build up in the user’s system for them to work. They almost immediately provide relief from anxiety, unlike antidepressants that can take...

Fentanyl Addiction and Treatment in Fresno

The current opioid drug epidemic in the U.S. is all over the news. What often starts off as a legitimate medical need, prescription medication for pain, leads to physical dependency, then to addiction, and then in some circumstances, to overdose and death. One of the most dangerous prescribed opioids today is fentanyl. It’s a powerful painkiller, even in low doses,...