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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Very complicated: Your question has many moving parts, all of which are interconnected. Recovering from drug abuse ; mental illness requires personal commitment, medica ... Read More

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: Prescription drugs have a street value. Thus they are stolen and sold. People take opioids for non medical reasons in order to get high and escape r ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
No: Drug abuse is bad. Abuse is by definition bad. But drug abuse cannot be blamed for everything. The symptoms that can lead to a person being diagnosed ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Front
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Do it til u feel it: Support groups (aa, na), exercise, other healthy activities, eating healthy, sleeping enough, sober fun... Even if you don't feel like it, getting in ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Maybe (see comment): There is a form of panhypopituitarism called sheehan's syndrome, that can occur after pregnancy. This is due to the pituitary enlarging and needing m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction: Most commonly abused are pain and anxiety medications which develop tolerance. With time more is needed to get same effect. Most common cause for abus ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adriana Cordal
36 years experience Psychiatry
Yes.: Drug abuse has been associated with a number of different mental health problems. Mood changes (depression, anger outbursts), impulsive behavior, psyc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
47 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Iv drug use often leads to infection of the heart valves (endocarditis) which can cause permanent damage or death.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Of course they do: To have good erections as the years go by, one must maintain great physical and mental health. I repeat, one must keep in great shape mentally and phy ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Early pregnancusage: If drugs are used before noticing pregnancy and then stopping usage would create mental retardation. Also nutritional deficiency due to drug usage aff ... Read More

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