How Long Does Fentanyl Stay in Urine?

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As a synthetic drug known for its extreme potency, fentanyl has both legitimate and illicit uses. When ingested, fentanyl can produce a range of powerful effects, including pain relief, sedation, euphoria, and relaxation. However, its high potency…
Kentucky DUI Laws

Kentucky DUI Laws

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Driving under the influence (DUI) in Kentucky is a serious offense with major consequences. Beyond getting you into serious legal trouble, driving under the influence also points to underlying issues with substance abuse and the need for professional…
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How Long Do Opioids Stay in Your System? Understanding Opioid Detection in Urine

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If you are using opioids, you might be asking, “How long do opiates stay in urine?” Below, we’ll help you learn about the detection window, factors influencing detection times, and the significance of opioid testing in urine for medical…
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Can Alcohol Withdrawal Cause Death?

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Once you realize the need to quit drinking, you will probably find yourself facing some challenges. One of the hardest barriers to overcome is the anxiety you feel going through the withdrawal process. You may even wonder, “Can alcohol withdrawal…
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How Does Alcohol Affect the Liver

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Alcohol is a toxic substance that when abused can cause multiple health conditions. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is linked with increased heart disease, cancer, and brain damage, but how does alcohol affect the liver? The liver is an essential…
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What is Gray Area Drinking?

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“Gray area drinking” is a fairly recent addition to our cultural lexicon. Like anything else described as being in the gray area, gray area drinking occupies that middle ground. Still wondering what “gray area drinking” is and whether…
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What Happens If You Fail A Drug Test?

Drug testing has become a routine practice these days. Institutions from employers to schools, courts to volunteer programs often require a drug test as a requisite for participation. So, what happens if you fail a drug test? Failing a drug…
Is Alcohol A Stimulant

Is Alcohol a Stimulant?

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Is Alcohol a Stimulant of a Depressant? When we think about how alcohol makes us feel, we might first think about its relaxation effects. However, alcohol is not only desired for its depressant effects on the central nervous system. In fact,…
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Alcoholic Wet Brain Syndrome

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When an alcoholic develops wet brain syndrome it is a sign of late stage disease. Learn more about wet brain and how to get help for alcohol dependence. Alcohol can have a serious long-term impact on the brain and even damage cognitive functions.…
Dry Drunk Syndrome

What is Dry Drunk Syndrome?

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You may have heard the term “dry drunk,” so what is dry drunk syndrome? Not everyone begins their recovery journey feeling spry and chipper about sobriety. For a large number of people, a cluster of symptoms referred to as “dry drunk…