Pass Urine Tests beyond Integrity Testing

There are simple enough pass urine tests suggested by those who sound scientific and lot of them are in reality misinformation. Despite several arguments by druggists and experienced professionals, they keep dabbling around stating it works for them! Continue reading

Dot Drug Testing – Why It Is Very Important – Random Drug Testing

The Dot Drug Testing program is an important statement imposed by the secretary of transportation. The drug testing policy requires that all the employees in the transportation industry to be tested, for drug and alcohol by means of different drug and alcohol testing procedures. Continue reading

Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Cannabis

Cannabis, also known as Marijuana is one of the commonly abused illicit drugs in USA. It consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant. It is generally smoked or chewed for the euphoric effects. Now-a-days, many people are getting addicted to Cannabis. According to 2008 report by NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health), 15.2 million people were using Cannabis in USA. It translates into 6.1% of the total population aged 12 years and above.

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Adverse Effects of Opioids on Health

Opioids are narcotic, analgesic or pain-relieving medications generally prescribed by doctors after surgery or to help patients with severe acute or chronic pain. Opioids work by binding to specific proteins called opioid receptors, found primarily in the Central Nervous System (CNS) and the gastrointestinal tract and blocking the pain signals from reaching the brain. The opioids produce analgesic effects due to decreased perception of pain or decreased reaction to pain.

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Adverse Side Effects of Using Methylphenidate

Methylphenidate (MPH) is a central nervous system stimulant, which affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Hence, this is used in the treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperacitivity Disorder (ADHD), depression, lethargy, obesity, and other psychiatric disorders like obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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