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You might notice tolerance developing even when taking it as prescribed, which means you will need to continually increase your dose of the substance to deliver the desired results.
To understand, oxycontin is basically slow-release heroin. It takes longer for the body to process, hence is much harder to come off. Side Effects of OxyContin.
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For someone who has not developed a tolerance, this can easily result in an overdose. When OxyContin is coupled with any other drug that acts as a depressant, such as a benzodiazepine valium or alcohol, breathing may slow down far enough to cause death. Thwarting the time-release mechanism pours all the painkiller into the body at one time. An OxyContin overdose may cause severe respiratory depression.
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Also, without medical assistance, OxyContin withdrawal can actually be dangerous for people with delicate health problems—and most addicts have compromised their health due to their drug abuse.
OxyContin withdrawal symptoms are often referred to as “the worst flu you can ever imagine” by those who have tried to get off the drug, and include:
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Whether it be mental calm or analgesia, neuroscientists have discovered a range of possible health benefits from meditation.
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Davidson in the November issue to find out more, or watch Davidson and Ricard talk about contemplative practices in the videos below. A Buddhist monk—this one with a doctorate in cell biology—has teamed with two prominent neuroscientists to present the latest findings on what meditation does to the brain and how those changes to neural circuits have some of the trappings of what might be labeled a perfect drug—Prozac-like muting of depression symptoms or prophylaxis against PTSD (just two on the list). Read “Mind of the Meditator” by Ricard Matthieu, Antoine Lutz and Richard J.
Ricard lectures in this video about the “art of meditation” to the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
Here’s Davidson’s talk at Stanford about the emergence of the new field of contemplative neuroscience.
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November 1, 2014 — Matthieu Ricard, Antoine Lutz and Richard J. Davidson.