Drug Resistant Depression Treatments

The impact that depressive disorders have on humans is quite mighty. It is almost impossible to go about daily routine or normally function when suffering from severe depression. While there are few different medications to available to help depression at tms florida that have been successful over the years, but it is not really advisable […]

All drugs of abuse target the brain’s reward system by flooding the circuit with dopamine.

How do drugs work in the brain? Drugs are chemicals. They work in the brain by tapping into the brain’s communication system and interfering with the way nerve cells normally send, receive, and process information. Some drugs, such as marijuana and heroin, can activate neurons because their chemical structure mimics that of a natural neurotransmitter, […]

INSynergy is the Premier Painless Detox Center in St. Louis, MO!

INSynergy | The Premier Alcohol and Drug Rehab in St. Louis, MO Detox from heroin or pain pills doesn’t have to be a miserable experience. The nausea, vomiting, chills, diarrhea, bone pain, is not a pleasurable experience. Only more heroin or pain pills will make it go away. Until now. Suboxone and Subutex is now […]

Interview with Dr. Arturo Taca | Part 1

Dr. Arturo Taca and Dr. Rodney Gross, Ph.D discuss Addiction on the RSVP Health Show. http://rsvphealth.com/_blog/RSVP_Health_Articles/post/Interview_with_Dr_Arturo_Taca/

Bath Salt Addiction – Dr. Taca Interview

Rodney Gross with Dr. Taca discussing the phenomenon of bath salt drugs and how to spot their use and treatment options. INSynergy is a leader in drug about treatment options with Dr. Taca on the forefront of addiction medicine. Listen to the whole interview. Click below. http://rsvphealth.com/_blog/RSVP_Health_Articles/post/Bath_Salt_Addiction_-_Dr_Taca_Interview/

Long-term drug abuse impairs brain functioning.

What happens to your brain if you keep taking drugs? Just as we turn down the volume on a radio that is too loud, the brain adjusts to the overwhelming surges in dopamine (and other neurotransmitters) by producing less dopamine or by reducing the number of receptors that can receive and transmit signals. As a […]

Addiction 101

How Science Has Revolutionized the Understanding of Drug Addiction Throughout much of the last century, scientists studying drug abuse labored in the shadows of powerful myths and misconceptions about the nature of addiction. When science began to study addictive behavior in the 1930s, people addicted to drugs were thought to be morally flawed and lacking […]

Addiction and Health

Addiction and Health What are the medical consequences of drug addiction? Individuals who suffer from addiction often have one or more accompanying medical issues, including lung and cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, and mental disorders. Imaging scans, chest X-rays, and blood tests show the damaging effects of drug abuse throughout the body. For example, tests show […]

Updates on the field of Addiction Medicine

Updates on the field of Addiction Medicine Ten centers across the country have launched newly accredited fellowships in addiction medicine and will begin this summer, with an initial crop of accredited addiction medicine fellows graduating in July 2012. “Physicians are often at a loss for what to do about substance use and addiction issues, and […]

The New Face of Addiction

Monica Saint There is a new face of addiction in America. No it’s not the urban, mid 30 year old, non-Caucasian, uneducated, jobless, male. The drug is surprisingly not an illegal drug. The new face of American addiction is a white, teenager, suburban junkie. Yes, children from educated backgrounds, from families with solid value systems, […]

Accidental Childhood Overdoses on the Rise

Accidental Childhood Overdoses on the Rise Arturo C. Taca, Jr. M.D In a recent government study, 1 out of every 150 two-year-old kids visits an emergency room for treatment of an accidental medication overdose. In fact, almost 60,000 kids from this age group are hospitalized every year because of accidental poisoning.  According to a recent […]

Silicone Breast Implant Safety

A great deal of safety research combined with more than 40 years of clinical experience has proven the efficacy and relative safety of silicone gel breast implants. Aside from the unique adverse effect of capsular contracture, the complication rate of silicone implant surgery approaches that of any clean elective procedure. To date, no convincing evidence […]