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Complicated Alcohol Abstinence (Delirium Tremens)
Alcohol withdrawal state refers to a group of symptoms that may occur from suddenly stopping the use of alcohol after chronicor prolonged ingestion.
Alcoholic Ketoacidosis
This disorder is a complication of excessive alcohol consumption. It is most often seen in a malnourished person who drinks large amounts of alcohol every day. An excess amount of ketone bodies are present in the blood. This can develop into a life-threatening disorder. Patients with alcoholic ketoacidosis often have or develop gastrointestinal bleeding, pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), and ...
Alcoholic Liver Disease (Hepatitis/Cirrhosis)
An acute or chronic inflammation of the liver induced by alcohol abuse.
Alcoholism
Alcoholism is a type of drug dependence. It is chronic illness characterised by uncontrolled consumption of alcoholic beverages that interferes with physical or mental health,and social, family, or occupational responsibilities. There is physical as well as psychological dependence with alcoholism. Physical dependence is seen when withdrawal symptoms start showing when alcohol intake is interrupted, when tolerance to the effects of ...
Cocaine Intoxication
Cocaine intoxication is a medical emergency condition where the overdose of cocaine shows harmful effects on the body. The symptoms of cocaine intoxication are similar to the cocaine dependence. Cocaine is basically a powerful central nervous system stimulant that has potent cardiovascular side effects, if taken in overdose or prolongs time.
Alcoholic Neuropathy
When a person drinks excessive amount of alcohol, then his nerves start getting affected. And as a result of excessive drinking, nerves get completely damaged, thereby leading to a disease known as alcoholic neuropathy. Alcoholic polyneuropathy and neuropathy-alcoholic are the alternative names of the condition.
Alcohol Withdrawal State
Alcohol Withdrawal State occurs when a person who has been drinking for a long time in a large quantity suddenly stops consuming it. This sudden change may bring about certain changes in the body in terms of signs and symptoms and this change is called the Alcohol Withdrawal State. It is not necessary that these signs and symptoms may occur ...
Barbiturate Intoxication
Barbiturate is a type of drug that induces sleepiness and relaxation. It is a drug that acts as a depressant of the central nervous system. This drug also acts as an anticonvulsant, hypnotic and anxiolytic. This drug is used in general anesthesia and epilepsy. It is said that alcohol and barbiturate have similar clinical syndromes of intoxication in the patients. ...
Cannabis Intoxication
Cannabis is also called marijuana. Marijuana is a kind of plant and is in use by its addicts since time immemorial. It is also called “pot” and is an illegal drug mostly prevalent in the United States. This plant leaves is mostly smoked by its addicts. Sometimes people prefer to eat this drug as well. The cannabis intoxication is a ...
Cocaine Withdrawal
The symptoms of cocaine withdrawal occur when a heavily addictive cocaine user cuts down the dose of the cocaine or quits taking the drug.
Drug Abuse And Dependence
Drug abuse and dependence are two different terms. Drug abuse can be defined as intense desire to take excessive amount of a particular substance over and over again. Drug dependence is the condition in which a body becomes physically addicted to a particular substance or agent and demands it again and again. Substance can range from alcohol, cocaine, nicotine to ...
Nicotine Withdrawal
Nicotine is a substance that is commonly found in tobacco. When a person gives up smoking, his body has to learn living without nicotine. This situation is known as nicotine withdrawal. Quitting smoking is not an easy task. A large number of U.S. people want to quit it but find its difficult
Opioid Intoxication
Opioid intoxication is a condition which leads to abnormal mental state like unconsciousness or sleepiness. All forms of opioid like heroin, morphine and synthetic opioid narcotics lead to unusual mental condition. In the United States, methadone and opioid are considered as the most common abused opioid
Opioid Withdrawal
Opioid withdrawal refers to condition in which a person experiences wide range of symptoms due to stoppage of opiate drugs on immediate basis. A person experiences the condition when he is taking these drugs from a prolonged time. Some of the opiate drugs are codeine, methadone, morphine, heroin, etc.

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