Adderall Abuse Can Lead to a Heart Attack

Adderall is the brand name of a prescription medication that contains the stimulant drug amphetamine, as well as a closely related stimulant called dextroamphetamine. This medication is commonly used to control the symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and doctors also sometimes prescribe it for treatment of the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Adderall has gained significant…

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Child Sexual Abuse as a Cause of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health disorder that sometimes occurs in the aftermath of situations that involve some type of violence or physical harm, or alternatively, situations that contain an imminent threat of violence or harm. Partly due to America’s continuous involvement in combat situations throughout the 2000s, many people associate PTSD with…

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Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a controlled, stimulant drug that is available legally in prescription form. This drug is commonly abused by those looking for a high and the ability to stay awake for long periods of time. The addictive nature of this drug, along with its potentially harmful side effects, makes methamphetamine a dangerous substance that should…

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