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Heroin Detox Medications

The U.S. Food and Drug administration approved buprenorphine (branded drugs include Suboxone and Subutex) as heroin detox medications for the use of opioid withdrawal and as a maintenance therapy. Learn More: Introduction to the Heroin Detox Process How do heroin detox medications work? In terms of the withdrawal process, these [...]

2017-06-25T13:19:20+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs, Rehabilitation|

The process of heroin detox | Introduction

Heroin detox is a very difficult process to endure for many. This country is currently engulfed in a heroin epidemic, as millions of people are abusing the drug. Heroin is an opiate drug that suppresses some of the functions of the central nervous system, like heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, [...]

2017-06-25T12:58:18+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Rehabilitation|

How to Address an Oxycodone Addiction

In this segment, we are going to discuss oxycodone addiction, how the drug affects the human body, and the various types of treatments that are available to those who may have found themselves physically dependent on the medication. Learn More: Overcome Oxycodone Addiction What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is an opioid [...]

Seeking Treatment for Oxycodone Addiction

Many Americans have developed an oxycodone addiction - or at bare minimum, a dependency, on the prescription pain medication. If you think you or a loved one may be struggling with oxycodone addiction, read on to help in determining what the best course of action may be in order to [...]

The benefits of outpatient addiction treatment

There are many forms of addiction treatment available, and some may not be as well suited to you or your loved one as others might be. Let's take a look at one form of treatment that is becoming increasingly popular due to its convenience and ease of access. What is [...]

2017-06-15T01:30:35+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Preparing for addiction treatment? Here’s what you’ll need…

Going in to an addiction treatment program or a medical detox can be very overwhelming, especially if you are traveling out of state. For some, it may be the first time on a plane, being out of state, and seeking help for the first time. Listed below is a general [...]

2017-06-14T15:11:47+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Why heroin detox is crucial to a successful recovery

It is no secret that this country is plagued with an opiate epidemic. Over dose deaths are steadily increasing, and treatment centers all over are full. Heroin abuse is killing millions of our loved ones. Treatment for heroin addiction is strongly recommended. Overcoming drug addiction is not simply a matter [...]

2017-06-13T23:24:43+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Alcohol abuse and its physical effects on our bodies

Drinking alcohol over a long period of time can affect the body in ways that we cannot immediate see, or are even aware of. Listed below is how alcohol abuse can damage our bodies in addition to putting us at risk for alcoholism. Alcohol's effects on the liver Heavy drinking [...]

2017-06-13T00:01:48+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Information, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

What is cotton fever and what causes it?

By nature, recreational substance abuse is inherently dangerous for a number of reasons. Depending on the substance in question, the direct health effects of substance abuse can be quite profound, resulting in conditions such as undernourishment, emaciation, or even any of a variety of infectious diseases. Since the effects and [...]

2017-06-09T17:37:29+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Rehabilitation|

Detox medications for opiate withdrawal

After the extensive or heavy abuse of opioids like heroin, Percocet, Oxycodone, and Vicodin, stopping that usage can result in a period of opiate withdrawal. These symptoms. especially those associated with heroin withdrawal, can make the simplest daily functions become extremely uncomfortable. Taking opiate withdrawal medication can help reduce these painful symptoms significantly. [...]