A team of American researchers has identified several treatments that can help people recover from various symptoms of an amphetamine overdose or an overdose triggered by an amphetamine-related substance.
Moderate exercise substantially reduces the rate of depression among early stage participants in methamphetamine treatment, recent research suggests.
Methamphetamine is a synthetically manufactured stimulant known for its ability to profoundly alter the brain’s chemical environment and foster both drug abuse and drug addiction. Some of the brain changes found in users of […]
Methamphetamine is a powerful stimulant drug known for its ability to trigger serious addiction. People who use meth undergo a series of short- and long-term changes in their normal brain activity. These changes can […]
Methamphetamine use among gay men may have decreased somewhat since its height in the 1990s, but it is still a major problem among this subset of the LGBTQ community. Treating and reducing use of […]
Methamphetamine is one of several drugs of abuse classified as central nervous system stimulants. However, the drug produces more powerful effects than other stimulants and its repeated use can easily trigger the brain changes […]
Addiction specialists and researchers know that exercise can potentially improve the outcomes of people recovering from an addiction to a substance of abuse. However, past results have indicated that the recovery-related benefits of exercise […]
Methamphetamine and stimulant ADHD medications such as Ritalin and Adderall have a number of chemical similarities, and people affected by serious problems stemming from the use of any of these substances may qualify for […]
Although researchers have long known that prenatal exposure to drug abuse can be very harmful to the development of the fetal brain, a new study has found that prenatal exposure to methamphetamine can damage […]
A new study shows that it takes at least one year for brain functions to improve in methamphetamine users. These findings should help recovering abusers and their families understand that it can take an […]
New research shows that more pregnant women in rehab programs are there because of methamphetamine use than any other drug. In 1994, 8 percent of all admissions of pregnant women were for methamphetamines; by […]