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The Quit Smoking Timeline and What Happens to the Body

Most long-time smokers enjoy cigarettes despite the health risks. But if they need a little motivation to stop, seeing the quit smoking timeline and understanding what happens to the body when you quit smoking might provide an incentive to becoming a non-smoker. Smokers are all too familiar with the satisfaction of lighting up a cigarette […]


How Long Do Drugs Stay In Your System?

One of the most frequently asked questions by teens and young adults is “how long do drugs stay in your system?” Testing for the presence of illegal drugs in a person’s system has been around for quite some time now, and new technologies in drug screenings have made these tests nearly impossible to beat. Parents […]


The Gabapentin High – Misuse and Abuse of Neurontin Painkiller on the Rise

Last Updated on March 23, 2021 by Inspire Malibu The medication Gabapentin (Neurontin) is considered a safe, non-addictive alternative to opioid painkillers. Recently, though, law enforcement and health care professionals witnessed a spike in the number of arrests and hospital visits associated with gabapentin abuse and people only using it to get high. “We started […]


Unipolar Depression vs. Bipolar Depression

Mood disorders, such as Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Depression, are the most common cause of hospitalization in the United States for people under the age of 45 (besides pregnancy and birth), according to the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). Make no mistake, the struggle is very real. Depression is a serious disease caused by […]