Alyssa, Author at Banyan Boca
June 6, 2019

Denver Decriminalizes Magic Mushroom Possession – Are They Dangerous?

Denver recently voted to decriminalize possession of psilocybin mushrooms, aka magic mushrooms. These psychoactive mushrooms can cause hallucinations, psychosis, and other effects when ingested. Still, psilocybin mushrooms aren’t exactly safe. Here’s more.
May 31, 2019
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Can Alcoholism Cause Dementia?

Alcoholism is problematic on its own, but the condition has been linked to memory problems and dementia. Banyan Boca explores the connection between alcoholism and dementia. Some alcohol-related brain damage and memory problems may be treated or even reversed.
May 28, 2019
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Meth Use Is on the Rise – What to Do

While the opioid epidemic receives national attention and substantial funding to combat its growth, another drug is causing considerable danger – meth. Meth addiction is on the rise, and meth overdoses are growing as well. Here is more on the growing meth problem and what to do to treat it.
May 21, 2019
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Juul Lawsuit and E-Cigarette Addiction

Juul e-cigarettes are touted as “The Smoking Alternative,” but they carry more dangers than the makers would like you to think. There are new lawsuits against Juul and a possible Juul ban in communities around the area. More about the Juul lawsuit and ban here.