Painkiller Withdrawal Symptoms

Painkiller Withdrawal Symptoms

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Learn how to prepare for opioid detox and withdrawal. Breaking free from opioid dependence is not an easy feat. First you must commit to stopping the drug, but after that you are starting down the detox process. Many who really want to quit…
How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine

How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine

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Learn about How the Body Flushes Heroin From the System Urine tests are just one type of testing that can be used to detect a drug, such as heroin, in the system. Testing is used to detect substance use in many settings, and for diverse reasons.…
What Does Fentanyl Look Like

What Does Fentanyl Look Like?

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Fentanyl is Being Smuggled Into the U.S. at an Alarming Rate If you wonder which drug is the most potent and deadly on the street today, look no further than fentanyl. In fact, handling fentanyl is so risky that police and first responders…
night sweats alcohol withdrawal

Night Sweats and Other Signs of Alcoholism

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Get to Know the Signs of Alcohol Use Disorder Alcohol can have toxic effects on the body. These don’t appear early on, but rather emerge when the levels of alcohol-related toxins build up in the bloodstream. When someone has an alcohol use…
ambien withdrawal

How to Manage Ambien Withdrawal

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Chances are you or someone you know has an Ambien story to tell. This popular sleep aid has become famous for odd adverse effects it has on some people. These have involved sleep-eating, sleep-driving, memory lapses, seeing things, odd acts,…
what happens to your body during detox

What Happens To The Brain And Body During Detox

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What Happens to the Brain and Body During Detox The first step in the recovery process involves ridding the body of the all remnants and toxins from the substance. Sometimes just thinking about going through detox can cause so much stress and…
healthcare burnout

Healthcare Employee Burnout Can Lead to Addiction

COVID-19 Has Put a Burden on Our Healthcare Workers Who May Turn to Substances Working in the healthcare field is stressful. All levels of healthcare workers, such as doctors, nurses, and support staff, have to manage stress every day. Some…
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physical symptoms of alcohol withdrawal

Detox Withdrawal: Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

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Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world. Harmful drinking leads to 88,000 deaths per year in the U.S. Alcohol is the third leading risk factor for poor health outcomes. Alcohol Detox Medical detox for alcohol is the process by…
quitting alcohol and depression

When Quitting Alcohol and Depression Symptoms Increase

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So you muster up the strength to stop drinking, but now your depression symptoms get worse. Alcoholism and depression occur together often. People who struggle with alcohol abuse may become depressed as a result of the drinking. Many problems…