Can you drink alcohol with antibiotics?

5 days 8 hours ago
Alcohol can interact with some antibiotics. This interaction can reduce their effectiveness or cause mild to severe side effects. In this article, we look at whether people should limit alcohol or avoid it completely when taking various antibiotics.

How marijuana affects the body

1 week 3 days ago
Marijuana has several potential physical and psychological effects on the body, such as lung irritation and increased appetite. Learn more about the effects of marijuana on the body here.

Possible reasons weight loss is not working

3 weeks 3 days ago
Efforts to lose weight may not work for a range of reasons. A person may be following an ineffective fad diet, or consuming sugary drinks, or exercising more but making no dietary changes, for example. Learn more here.

Symptoms of caffeine withdrawal

1 month ago
Caffeine withdrawal symptoms can occur when a person abruptly stops consuming caffeine. Symptoms can last for a week or more and include headaches, fatigue, mood changes, concentration difficulties, and constipation. Learn more about caffeine withdrawal here.

Through my eyes: Opiate addiction

2 months ago
I remember my doctor telling me, 'Now, don’t get hooked on these sweetheart,' but it was too late. I already was. This is the story of my opiate addiction.

What to know about the warfarin diet

2 months 1 week ago
Warfarin is a blood thinner that can be more effective when restricting foods that are vitamin K-rich. Examples of these include broccoli and asparagus. Learn more about foods to avoid on the warfarin diet here.
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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.
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