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Here's what the 5 most addictive substances on Earth do to your brain
 

Here's what the 5 most addictive substances on Earth do to your brain

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What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask.
 
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9 Sep 2016 - General
 
Nicotine and alcohol are ranked third and fifth most addictive substances in the world, respectively, yet they are readily accessible. Even minors in the Philippines have access to cigarettes and the youngest I have seen smoking was a 6 year-old boy. This is sad that people are turning a blind eye to these substances of abuse because there is a lot of money involved. The negative effects of smoking have been well-documented and it is a known risk factor for many major illnesses. Alcohol, when ta...
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Addiction is a common topic that we as doctors and healthcare professionals come across on a daily basis. Today on sciencealert, we have a nice article on the effect of 5 most addictive substances on Earth on the brain. First of all, these 5 are the most addictive substances known according to the article. Heroin, Cocaine, Nicotine, Barbiturates, Alcohol. Out of those mentioned I think it is alcohol and nicotine that are abused the most. It is interesting how they have assessed the potential of ...
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