Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction Information

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Cocaine use in the United States reached its peak between 1985 and 1989.  During this time it replaced heroin as the most prevalent and problematic illicit drug.  Since that time overall cocaine use has been declining, but in the past couple of years it has stayed the same rather than dropped.  In order to understand the trends of drug use in society, one can look at the history of cocaine  [ Read More ]

For those who know anything about addiction, it can be synonymous with lying. Although the drug user knows that he or she is doing someone wrong by not telling the truth it’s often justified with reasons why the other person ‘can’t find out.’ And just as drugs are synonymous with dishonesty, one drug in particular is especially associated with telling lies. That drug is cocaine.  

Celebrities live their lives in a constant public spotlight, and many seem to be plagued by perpetual, intense stress in their lives.  How they handle it may vary widely, but there is always a continuous stream of reports about celebrities turning to drugs.  Most recently, it has been speculated that Lamar Odom’s marital difficulties with Khloe Kardashian have been caused by his abuse of crack cocaine for over two years.   [ Read More ]

While the “cadaver” look is not what most would call beautiful–dark, sunken eyes; gaunt cheeks; bony shoulders–those lured by the images put forth by the media find themselves desperate to lose weight and would go to drastic measures to shed pounds fast.  Perhaps the most drastic but surprisingly common method is the use of cocaine to change metabolism and burn fat.  From teenage girls to middle aged women, the promise  [ Read More ]