Heroin overdose: Introduction
Heroin overdose: Heroin is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Heroin overdose is available below.
Symptoms of Heroin overdose
See full list of 15
symptoms of Heroin overdose
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Heroin overdose:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Heroin overdose?
Heroin overdose: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Heroin overdose:
Causes of Heroin overdose
Read more about causes of Heroin overdose.
More information about causes of Heroin overdose:
Heroin overdose: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Heroin overdose
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of eating...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Heroin overdose
Heroin overdose: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Hospitals & Clinics: Heroin overdose
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Heroin overdose:
Hospital & Clinic quality ratings »
Choosing the Best Hospital:
More general information, not necessarily in relation to Heroin overdose,
on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Heroin overdose: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Heroin overdose
Medical research articles related to Heroin overdose include:
Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database
Prognosis for Heroin overdose
Prognosis for Heroin overdose:
Prognosis varies depending on the severity of the overdose. Prognosis can be improved by prompt treatment.
More about prognosis of Heroin overdose
Research about Heroin overdose
Visit our research pages for current research about Heroin overdose treatments.
Heroin overdose: Broader Related Topics
Types of Heroin overdose
User Interactive Forums
Read about other experiences, ask a question about Heroin overdose, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:
Contents for Heroin overdose:
» Next page: What is Heroin overdose?
Medical Tools & Articles:
Tools & Services:
Forums & Message Boards
- Ask or answer a question at the Boards: