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Substance abuse A substance causing euphoria and analgesia at the desired abuse levels and physical dependence and CNS depression, stupor, coma and death in excess. See Opiates.
Narcotic types
Natural Products extracted from the poppy plant, yielding morphine and heroin, or the coca plant, yielding cocaine and crack
Semi-synthetic Products with opiate activity, eg meperidine and methadone or synthetics, see MPTP; under the umbrella term of narcotic, alkaloids, eg LSD, mescaline, barbiturates, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, hallucinogens and stimulants, eg antidepressants.
Completely synthetic Products created by synthesis alone, eg fentanyl  

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Q. What is the best natural cure for migraines? Every day I hear something else... would love it if you can share your experience...I'm sick of chemicals:)

A. stay off any products that have a any kind of a caffine content, including chocolate. try this for 3wks, ypu should notice a difference

Q. Is there a recommended natural cure for graves disease? I've been suffering from graves for a year now and really feel tired of it. I'm thinking of trying some natural medications cause the regular ones are dissapointing so far. Any experience with that??

A. I am not familiar with any natural supplements you can take for graves disease, furthermore, it is an illness where you should be on close monitoring of an endocrinologist, and have them tell you which medications you are allowed to take and what could make the situation worse. If regular treatment doesn't seem to help you much you should go for another check up to see how your thyroid is doing.

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Territory of Ak-Suu district is natural focus of plague.
" The high turnover of people with specific knowledge on board, the evolving nature of the systems and the natural focus on merely the production process and systems on board make this follow-up often challenging for an owner," van der Geest said.
In addition to the BCOE, the Criminal Justice Information Services Division -- with its vast repositories of biometric and biographical data -- is the FBI's natural focus for identity management activities.
As an author the ideas are usually triggered by something I have seen and want to paint but the subject matter/theme/storyline does not always flow from the same natural focus: it could be a concept like magic or mystery or music or the simple idea of a cut out hole or a piece of nifty paper engineering I've come up with and want to exploit.
Hannah Bontrager said that Casanova's saucy personality made him a natural focus for a new ballet.
In part because of the media's natural focus on the unusual--in this case, the big election survey errors--the public is skeptical about polling and willing to believe it can be capricious and wrong.
Ricci's natural focus is Arabic, which was 'the bearer of new stories, ideas, beliefs, scripts, and linguistic and literary forms' (p.
Players in all contact sports, past and present, will argue that intimidation, to varying degrees, is part and parcel of the game with the natural focus falling on the opposition players capable of technically causing the most damage.
Here, Jasim incorporates the recent research detailing environmental change in this region as well as noting that the size and location of the Jebel made it a natural focus for human activities long after the Holocene moist phase had come to an end around 4000 BC.
While Indian firms were a natural focus group, the SBI would target all companies for business particularly those operating in the infrastructure sector, he added at the end of his two-day Qatar visit.
For this reader also, Diana Altner's critique of the Muslim = Hui equation is a significant contribution to identity issues in China as well as a counter-point to the volume's natural focus on western Tibet/China, Georgios Halkias's work adds much to a growing body of studies on Himalayan elite bride exchange, John Bray contributes a fascinating piece of historical detective work, and the various studies involving central Asian Mongol states collectively demonstrate the importance of the Mongols as intermediaries between the Tibetan and Middle Eastern worlds.
18 launch, Appleby said that Catholics and Muslims share several traits that make them a natural focus for research.