Medical Uses of Heroin

According to United Nations (UN) estimation the number of heroin (diacetylmorphine) user worldwide is in between 15 to 21 millions, out of total more than 50 million users of synthetic drugs. The users of heroin ranges from age 14 to 65 years of age. We all are aware about the abuse/misuse/addiction of heroin, if you…

Physical Effects of Heroin

Heroin is a powerful opiate drug that has drastic, immediate and long-term physical effects on the body and the brain of individuals who use it. If you have a loved one in your life who is abusing heroin, you need to understand the risks they are taking every time they use. With help, you can…

What are the treatments for heroin addiction?

A variety of effective treatments are available for heroin addiction, including both behavioral and pharmacological (medications). Both approaches help to restore a degree of normalcy to brain function and behavior, resulting in increased employment rates and lower risk of HIV and other diseases and criminal behavior. Although behavioral and pharmacologic treatments can be extremely useful…