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Important Facts About Drug Addiction

Important Facts About Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a condition characterized by drug seeking and uncontrollable craving for the drug despite its harmful consequences. When you are addicted, you are not able to control your drug use and you become unable to resist your brain needs for drugs even if you are totally aware of the different risks that drug causes. The changes that drug causes to your brain may be persistent and that is the reason why drug addiction is considered a “relapsing” disease. People in recovery from drug use are at increased risk for returning to drug addiction even after years of not taking the drug. Drug addiction can cause serious, long-term consequences, including problems with physical and mental health, relationships, employment, and …

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