Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here.
New research finds that using focus boosting drugs without a prescription has few benefits and may affect memory and sleep quality in the long run.
A person’s diet may affect their risk of developing cancer in several ways. Some diets may also help prevent cancer, or help a person recover. Learn more here.
The use of steroids can lead to steroid acne. Treatment options include topical creams and ointments. Prevention usually focuses on avoiding steroids or taking preventive measures. Learn more here.
A pathological liar is someone who tells compulsive lies that do not have a clear motive or benefit. Learn more about the possible causes and how to cope with this behavior in others.
Canada-based scientists have finally discovered how the cannabis plant produces molecules that may relieve pain without the risk of addiction.
Resveratrol, a compound that occurs in red wine, appears to relieve anxiety and depression symptoms in mice. A recent study delves into the details.
New research finds that binge drinking affects 10.6% of U.S. older adults. Men and cannabis users are among those most likely to engage in binge drinking.
FDA have issued a letter to Curaleaf, warning the company about misleading the public with 'unsubstantiated claims' concerning the benefits of CBD.
Effects of nitrous oxide include a feeling of euphoria that quickly fades. There may be some shorter and longer term side effects. Learn more here.
Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and side effects.
Comparing the effects of sedatives with those of soothing music in people with preoperative anxiety suggests that the latter could replace the former.
CBD is a nonpsychoactive component of marijuana that has uses in treating several conditions. THC is the psychoactive component in marijuana and has other uses. Learn more here.
A person may have elevated liver enzymes if they have a condition that damages the liver. Learn about the possible causes of elevated liver enzymes and their symptoms and treatment options here.
A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies can often help improve symptoms. Learn more about waking up with anxiety here.
Alcohol can lead to bloating by causing inflammation and discomfort in the stomach. It can also cause weight gain, which can give the appearance of bloating. Learn more about alcohol bloating and how to get rid of it here.
Researchers have found a cannabis-based replacement therapy that effectively treats cannabis dependence, a new clinical trial suggests.
What is the practice of microdosing psychedelic drugs? Does it have any real benefits? Do studies support its therapeutic use? New research investigates.
Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco.
Masturbation is normal and healthy. However, it may be a problem if it impacts other areas of a person’s life. Tips to stop masturbating include avoiding pornography and getting lots of exercise. Learn more here.
Substance addiction is a complex disorder characterized by compulsive drug use. While addiction is difficult to understand, all abused substances share one thing in common - repeated use could change the way the brain looks and functions. Some people can use recreational or prescription drugs without ever experiencing negative consequences or addiction. For others, substance use can cause problems at school, work and home, and in relationships.Subscribe to Addiction feed