Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • How Illicit Drug Use Contributes to Heart Disease
    November 11, 2016
    Many illegal drugs have negative cardiovascular effects, ranging from simple abnormal heart rates to full-on heart attacks. Using such substances leads to other related problems as well, particularly when injecting. Collapsed veins and infections in blood vessels and the heart are unfortunately common. In fact, they may put users...
  • What Are the Consequences of Alcohol Use as a Diabetic?
    November 10, 2016
    Alcoholism leads to a variety of medical issues. For diabetics, however, alcoholism exacerbates an already-compromised immune system and can lead to more serious side effects. These can be fatal depending on the amount of alcohol consumed and the length of use. Understanding Diabetes The pancreas creates insulin and the...