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Ryan Henderson is a magician and mental health advocate.

Tramadol Withdrawal Can Be As Bad As Heroin Withdrawal (or Worse)

Tramadol is an opioid painkiller with a lot of abuse potential, which means that Tramadol withdrawal can be similar to withdrawal from any other opioid, like OxyContin or even heroin. Tramadol is labeled as a Schedule IV controlled substance by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). I have been prescribed this medication for long periods of time while going through a rotator cuff injury. Although I… 

High Functioning Bipolar Disorder | You CAN Live a Normal Life

High-functioning bipolar disorder means a person is living with bipolar disorder but is still able to live a normal life, usually through the use of medication and some form of therapy, like Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Diagnosing a mental health disorder can be a complicated process. Many people go their entire lives with an untreated mental health disorder and miss out on the freedom that can… 

Overcoming Anxiety | 7 Healthy Methods That Actually Work

Overcoming anxiety is one of the most difficult things I’ve ever experienced. The everyday demands of life, between paying bills, working, staying connected to family, and trying to stay healthy, can turn any person’s life into nothing short of an anxious mess. You might be a person who has dealt with anxiety all their lives, or maybe this is something new only to your adult… 

High Functioning Depression | What It Is, How It Feels, and Signs of HFD

Here are some of the signs that either you or a loved one might be living with high functioning depression (HFD). Nearly every person will experience some form of depression in their lifetime, and you can even safely say that every living human knows at least one person who is living in what the medical community calls “high functioning depression.” It is important to note… 

3 Different Types of Addictions and How They Work

Almost everyone in the world has directly experienced—or had a friend or family member who has dealt with—one of the many different types of addictions that exist. Here are a few of the different types of addictions: Alcohol/drug addiction Social media/video game addiction Food addiction Gambling addiction Sex addiction Shopping addiction Adrenaline addiction Addiction can destroy people’s lives, end relationships, cause severe health problems, or… 

Is Adderall Bad For You? It Can Be

Is Adderall bad for you? This is a question that you probably asked yourself in college after being up for a couple of days after your classmate provided you with a little pink pill, a pill that almost felt as though you had superpowers and could cram all of your studying in without sleeping for 3 days This drug is typically prescribed to people that… 

If You’re Wondering How to Get Sober, You Need to Do This Right Now

How do you get sober? As someone who has struggled with substance abuse, this is a question that I have probably asked a hundred times. You might be a person with a similar experience. You might be asking yourself the same question. Perhaps you are asking because you have a spouse or family member who can’t seem to be able to go a day without… 

Is Lyrica Addictive? It Was the Worst Detox of My Life

Is Lyrica Addictive? My personal experience has been that it is. This is a short testimony of my experience with the frequently prescribed drug known as Lyrica, also known as Pregabalin. Medication can impact one person one way and then the other a different way, so keep that in mind while I go over what my experience on this particular medication looked like. Lyrica is… 

Is Wellbutrin Addictive?

Is Wellbutrin addictive? In my experience, it’s not. This is a short testimony of my experience with the frequently prescribed drug known as Wellbutrin. Wellbutrin is prescribed for various reasons, from depression and smoking cessation to anxiety. It can even be used as a performance enhancer for men who struggle with ED. It wasn’t until my first experience staying in a treatment center back in… 

Is Adderall Addictive? Definitely — It’s Dangerous Too

Is Adderall Addictive? My experience has been that it is. Maybe you were a kid that had a hard time paying attention in class. Maybe when you started college for whatever reason you had a hard time focusing on your professor’s long and elaborate lectures. Adderall is a prescription drug that is frequently prescribed to children and adults who meet the criteria I’ve touched on…