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Highest Rise in Drug Overdose WOMEN AGE 45 – 65

“The U.S. drug epidemic is including women.”   Studies have highlighted rising rates of drug overdose deaths among women aged 45–64 years.   We need to all be concerned with the Raising rate...

Who will care for the children left behind?

Parents with drug addictions are the First cause More than 20 years after the introduction of OxyContin — and nearly 400,000 opioid overdose deaths later — a generation is growing up amid the throes o...

Are There Any Long-Term Effects to a Baby Due to a Substance-Abusing Mother?

Substance use during pregnancy can be dangerous in many ways. Pregnant women who use substances regularly may have children who are born dependent on those substances. Babies who were regularly expose...

TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT DRUGS

1. Good drugs and bad drugs. Kids in this age group may ask why some drugs are good for you  and others aren’t. With the rise in prescription drug abuse, this is a good time to explain to them that pr...

Battlefield acupuncture

Battlefield acupuncture is used by the military for rapid pain relief.. Battlefield acupuncture was developed from a traditional therapy called auricular acupuncture. Col. Dr Richard Niemtzow named it...

Why is it so hard to quit drugs?

Getting better from an addiction can take time. Someone with an addiction can feel scared of what will happen if they don’t keep taking the drug. Some won’t try quitting until they’r...

Addiction and the Brain

Drugs work by tapping into the brain’s communication system and changing the way cells process, receive and transmit information to other parts of the body. Some drugs activate neurotransmitters while...

Safe, natural, and effective noninvasive treatments

One of the oldest text of Chinese medicine is the Huang Di, The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which may be at least 2,000 years old.

Auricular Acupressure Therapy is successful

Acupressure is a form of touch therapy that utilizes the principles of acupuncture and Chinese medicine with needles. In acupressure,the same points on the body are used as in acupuncture, but are sti...