February 2014

Things to Know about Cocaine Addiction

addiction recoveryJust one of the main problems with cocaine addiction is that the habit is expensive to begin with. It is one of the status-laden drugs that are usually associated with celebrities and more high-end users. While the health effects can be grave with long-term use, there are also devastating financial burdens for the typical cocaine user who, like most of us, isn’t in the Hollywood income bracket.

Cocaine wreaks havoc with the body’s dopamine receptors, essentially the “feel good” receptors that use natural dopamine. As cocaine use continues, it requires more and more of the drug to return to even a level of feeling good that is normal. Crack cocaine can be more addictive than read more…