Reactions Science Videos | July 23, 2019
Your body is a delicately balanced chemical system, and if you take too much of a drug you destroy that balance. That’s what happens when you overdose. These week on Reactions, learn how to spot an overdose and the ways different types of drugs wreak havoc in your brain.
Fentanyl is deadlier than heroin
The fentanyl story
What happens when you overdose
Alcohol and the brain
Benzos and opioids
Neurotransmitters and alcohol
The Brain, McGill University
Charcoal and acetylcysteine for overdose
Meth and the blood-brain barrier
GABA binding after taking benzos
Ever wonder why dogs sniff each others' butts? Or how Adderall works? Or whether it's OK to pee in the pool? We've got you covered: Reactions a web series about the chemistry that surrounds you every day.
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