Stimulants Articles

Stimulants are drugs that increase alertness, attention, and energy by elevating the levels of certain chemicals in the brain. They include prescription medications like Adderall and Ritalin, as well as illicit drugs such as methamphetamine and cocaine. Abuse of stimulants can lead to severe psychological or physical dependence. Treatment typically includes behavioral therapies and, in some cases, medications to manage withdrawal symptoms and support recovery.

Adderall and Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Guide

Clinically Reviewed by: Brittany Astrom – LMFT Pregnancy is a transformative journey filled with joy, anticipation, and, for some, the need to manage medical conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). If you’re an expectant mother or planning to become one and are currently taking Adderall, this comprehensive guide

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The Prescribed ADHD Medication Surge

Clinically Reviewed by: Brittany Astrom – LMFT The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped our lives in countless ways, and one unexpected change was the extraordinary surge in prescriptions for medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This surge, notably among young adults and women, has prompted a closer examination of its causes,

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How Long Do The Effects of Adderall Last?

Clinically Reviewed by: Brittany Astrom – LMFT If you or a loved one are managing ADHD or narcolepsy, you’ve likely come across the prescription medication Adderall. It’s a widely used treatment, but many individuals have questions about its duration of action. Understanding how long Adderall lasts is essential for proper

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Understanding Angel Dust (PCP)

In the challenging landscape of substance abuse, Angel Dust, or PCP (Phencyclidine), has emerged as a profoundly destabilizing drug impacting teens and adults. At OC Revive, located in Lake Forest, CA, we provide dual diagnosis treatment designed to meet the unique needs of individuals struggling with substance abuse and concurrent

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Understanding Adderall and Adderall XR: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you or a loved one grappling with questions about Adderall or Adderall XR? OC Revive, a leading dual diagnosis treatment center in Lake Forest, CA, provides comprehensive insights to help you understand these medications better. Adderall, a prescription medication, is typically used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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How Long Does MDMA Stay in Your System?

MDMA, also known as Molly, holds an intriguing dual character: it’s both a stimulant and a hallucinogen. By tweaking the behavior of certain neurotransmitters, it manages to alter both mood and perception. But what’s behind this transformation? Chemical Background of MDMA The core of MDMA’s function lies in its ability

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Dextroamphetamine vs. Adderall

If you or a loved one is grappling with the decision between Dextroamphetamine and Adderall, you’re in the right place. Both are common prescriptions for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. But what makes them distinct? At OC Revive, we believe in providing you with accurate and comprehensive

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Difference Between Amphetamine and Methamphetamine

At OC Revive, an addiction treatment center in Lake Forest, CA, we understand the importance of providing valuable and accurate information to our readers. In this blog post, we will explore the key differences between amphetamine and methamphetamine, shedding light on their properties, uses, and potential risks. Whether you or

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What is “Wet Drug”? Exploring the Dangers and Effects

Welcome to OC Revive, your trusted addiction treatment center in Lake Forest, CA. In this blog post, we will delve into the topic of “Wet Drug” and shed light on its meaning, dangers, and effects. Our aim is to provide you with valuable information while keeping the content engaging and

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Does Adderall Make You Lose Weight?

Are you considering using Adderall as a means to shed some pounds? If so, you’re not alone. Adderall, a prescription medication commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), has gained popularity as a potential weight loss aid. However, it’s important to understand the facts and implications before embarking

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LSD and MDMA: The Dangers of Candy Flipping?

Have you ever heard of the term “candy flipping”? It’s a recreational drug phenomenon that involves combining LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) for an intensified psychedelic experience. At OC Revive, an Addiction treatment center in Lake Forest, CA, we feel it is essential to address the potential dangers

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