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What are Popular Drugs

Popular drugs are the ones that alter a person’s thinking and judgment.

Continued use leads to more risk, including addiction.

However, drugs play a role majority role in society.

Doctors typically prescribe them to us.

Discover them after a terrible experience to cope.

Yet, the fine balance between therapeutic use and addiction is clear.

When you are suffering from negative consequences in your life as a result of use, this is a red flag typically indicating the early addiction stages.

If you further down the spectrum of addiction your mental and physical health is powerfully affected.

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If you or a loved one is struggling with an addiction to any of the following popular drugs, medical intervention necessary.

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Benzodiazepines are most often prescribed to treat anxiety.

This popular drug is considered the second most abused drug in America.

Even with legal prescriptions, dependence and tolerance is a risk.

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The pharmacological effects of this popular drug create euphoric feelings and increased energy. This drug is also highly addictive. Tolerance is quickly developed leading you to take more and more to have the same desired effect. Over time it leads to the destruction of dopamine receptors in the brain.


Meth is one type of synthetic drug. All methamphetamine is produced in clandestine labs or illegal labs. There is no guarantee of quality. The ingredients used to produce meth are highly toxic. Sadly, this drug is extremely addictive and quickly changes the way the brain functions.

Ecstasy or MDMA

Ecstasy is a derivative that has both stimulant and mild hallucinogenic effects. MDMA increases the brain chemicals in the brain causing a feeling of euphoria. The effects can last a few hours. Ecstasy is habit-forming and withdrawal can begin immediately after the drug metabolizes. A potential side effect is increased body temperature that can be fatal.


Cocaine is a highly addictive and popular drug. One in four people who use cocaine will develop a substance abuse disorder. Once you become addicted the brain will continue to crave the stimulation of the drug. The sooner you receive help for cocaine abuse, the better your chances at a full recovery.


Alcohol has maintained a steady presence in the news for decades. For many people drinking is a normalized social activity. For some people, drinking continues to take priority in their life. because it is so accessible it makes it even more appealing, unfortunately. Depending on the level of daily alcohol intake, the withdrawal must be under medical supervision. Medications are available that stop alcohol craving.


Although marijuana is legalized in many states, it is a drug that many people find themselves addicted to. Marijuana contains psychoactive ingredients, you can also suffer from paranoia, panic, and in extreme cases hallucinations.


Taking LSD is always a risk because the experiences are vastly different in people who take this popular drug. LSD can be unpredictable when mixed with other substances. Everyone reacts differently because of how unique brain chemistry, a person’s experiences, and the situation was at the time of ingestion. What can be a good trip for one person, can become a nightmare for another. If you have a history of trauma or susceptible to the psychological changes brought by this popular drug may need emergency medical intervention.


Heroin is the most commonly abused opiate drug in America.
Heroin can impact your breathing. When you cannot get enough oxygen in your body your brain is deprived. This is called hypoxia. It can have both long- and short-term damage to your brain depending on how long oxygen is reduced.

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Lean is made with soda pop missed with liquid codeine and promethazine. Purple Drank, Dirty Sprite, and Purple Tonic are pseudonyms for this popular drug. Those who are under the influence of this popular drug lean or slump over as a side effect. Codeine and promethazine are central nervous system depressants. Risks of heart failure and overdose have been reported.


Huffing is a way to get high by inhaling household products. These products are found in the form of solvents, aerosol sprays, gases, or nitrates. They contain psychoactive ingredients. This
popular drug also contains harmful propellants and other solvents. The euphoria or dizziness effects are caused by the disruption of oxygen to the brain. Your body can have a sudden negative reaction. Sudden sniffing death is closely associated with huffing aerosol inhalants that contain butane or propane. The resurgence of inhalant abuse across America is due to several reasons. The leading causes of an increase in inhalant abuse are availability and peer pressure.


Nicotine is a legal popular drug. It causes extensive lung damage due to chronic addiction. Today there are many forms in which someone can continue to use: Patches, gum, oils, vape, and plant material. Many people falsely believe it calms them down. The opposite happens, heart rate and blood pressure increase. Nicotine alters brain chemicals. When use stops people experience intense craving. The legal aspect makes it difficult to quit; due to it being widely available. Often medical intervention is the only way to stop or reduce the cravings from this popular drug.


A dissociative drug used as an anesthetic. It is no longer used for humans. It is the most common drug found in veterinary practices. Ketamine is a hallucinogenic dissociative popular drug. It causes the uses to be completely detached from reality. Unfortunately, this popular drug is something use in sexual assaults. There is a risk of developing infections or catching bloodborne pathogens due to sharded needles.

The Spectrum of Drug Addiction

No one wakes up one morning and decides they want to be an addict. Addiction often occurs during a period of use of time. Starting most often as experimentation or succumbing to peer pressure and ends up will live threatening consequences. IF you look at addiction on a spectrum, we see problems much sooner. This spectrum encompasses every popular drug. From experimentation to advanced addiction.

Addiction Treatment for all Popular Drugs

A stigma surrounds addiction. Many are under the assumption that an addict can simply quit with sheer will power. However, this attitude minimizes the numerous underlying issues that feed into addictive patterns. Resurgence Behavioral Health is a premier luxury rehab center. We offer a blend of holistic and evidence-based treatment to provide the best addiction care. Addiction is a chronic and recurring disorder. This is why treatments revolving around teaching lifelong behavioral health skills are vital to a successful recovery. A lifetime of stress and addiction can tax your body, mind, and overall well-being in many ways. At Resurgence, you have access to pools, spas, and beautiful scenery that help wash away your stress and anxiety.

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