The occasion of taking the first drink is often quite carefully planned, though first-time drinkers are likely to get drunk quicker as their body isn’t used to this. During the first drink, people tend to go overboard because of being under the illusion that they are not drunk. And this brings about changes in neurochemistry..
For several decades, concerns over opioid abuse and dependence have been reported by scientists, due to severe detrimental effects on the health of abusers. The number of prescriptions written for opioids rose 172 percent between 1991 and 2013, increasing from 76 million to 207 million, according to a 2014 testimony given before the US Senate..
Addiction can alter the brain’s communication system that allows various regions and structures to coordinate their activities. It is a known fact that cocaine can cause dependence within first few uses, which is why addicts cannot stop using drugs by sheer force of will alone.