Category: Prescription Drug Addiction

What Makes Drugs Addictive?

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Mohammed Saeed, MD. Many people associate addictive behavior with a failure of willpower or personal...

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Are Sleeping Pills Addictive?

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Mohammed Saeed, MD. We’ve all been there: no matter how hard we try, we just can’t fall asleep. Whether...

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How An Addict Thinks

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Mohammed Saeed, MD. What is an Addict? The Latin origin of the word addict is chillingly appropriate – “to...

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Does Addiction Ever Go Away?

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Mohammed Saeed, MD. Once a person moves from casual use of a substance to addiction, the brain rewires...

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What is Opioid Dependence?

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Mohammed Saeed, MD. If you or a loved one are taking an opiate or opioid, you should always be aware of...

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Threat of Prescription Drug Addiction

Years ago, drug use was restricted mostly to derelicts, low-income individuals, and the poor or homeless. The threat of prescription...

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