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Stimulants and Anxiety

Stimulants are a classification of substances that speed up your brain’s average activity level. As strange as it may sound, this increased level of activity can actually ease feelings of anxiety. This helps explain why stimulants are used in the treatment of ADHD. However, stimulants may also have the opposite effect on your anxious feelings.…

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How Chronic Fatigue Leads to Stimulant Addiction

Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is a serious health condition that produces extreme tiredness and pain. The syndrome can also lead to other significant problems. One of the less well-known risks in people with CFS is stimulant addiction. There are a couple of potential explanations for the link between fatigue and addiction to stimulants. For…