Yellow and green tramadol capsules in a blister pack.

What Makes Tramadol Addiction Unique Among Opioids?

Tramadol (marketed as Ultram) is an opioid pain medication that has been available in the United States for decades and is prescribed to tens of thousands of Americans every year for moderate to moderately severe pain.   Like with other opioid pain medications, however, many people who start off using tramadol for legitimate uses eventually …

Vaping, Nicotine and How to Treat This Legal Addiction

By Harold C. Urschel III, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist While cigarette smoking has been on a downward trend for more than a decade, the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (also known as electronic cigarettes, e-cigs, vapes, juuling, mods), known as “vaping,” is a trend that continues to rise with no signs of slowing down …

Alcohol is the Third Leading Preventable Cause of Death in the United States

The Quiet Rise in Alcohol Addiction While the ongoing opioid crisis continues to garner headlines and high-profile debates regarding marijuana legalization rage across the country, alcohol abuse continues to fly under the radar and out of most people’s sphere of concern. However, in addition to being the most commonly treated substance of abuse, alcohol is …