Entries by Capo by The Sea

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What Helps Hydrocodone Withdrawal Symptoms

Hydrocodone, a Schedule II controlled substance known under the brand names Norco, Lorcet, Lortab, and Vicodin, is a codeine-based synthetic opioid analgesic. Street names of the drug include vikes, vicos, tabs, hydros, perks, 357s, and Watsons. Hydrocodone is available in either pill form, in doses of 10 mg-120 mg per tablet, or in liquid form. The […]

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Effects of Drug Use and Mental Health

The connection between drug use and mental health disorders is a powerful one.  Drug and alcohol addiction is itself included in the list of mental health disorders as defined in the DSM-5.  The presence of a co-occurring mental health disorder, also known as a dual diagnosis, only complicates an already complex problem. Approximately 43 million […]

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Luxury Rehab for Men and Women

When you imagine what a luxury rehab is like most likely thoughts of women enjoying massages, yoga, and spa treatments may pop into your head.  Not so fast! Luxury rehab for men is a growing niche in this segment of the addiction treatment industry. Women aren’t the only ones who desire the most enjoyable, relaxing […]

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Alcoholic Hepatitis Treatment

Things to Know About Alcoholic Hepatitis Treatment One of the most serious physical health conditions that can result from long-term excessive alcohol consumption is alcoholic hepatitis.  Alcoholic hepatitis is an inflammatory condition that causes damage to liver cells due to alcoholism. If the condition is caught early, and the patient ceases consuming alcohol, the liver […]

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How is Cocaine Addiction Treated?

How is Cocaine Addiction Treated? Cocaine abuse and addiction has declined dramatically since its 1980s heydays.  Back then, regular fodder about celebrity cocaine addiction was common; including the graphic accounts of nasal tissue and cartilage destruction, loss of fortunes, and hushed up rehab stints.  Even since the early oughts cocaine use has dropped by a […]

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Opiate Dependency

Treating Opiate Dependency No matter how badly someone wants to quit using opiates, getting free from opiate dependence will take much more than willpower alone.  As the drug epidemic in the U.S. continues to ratchet up, addiction programs strive to meet the demand and provide various treatment measures that will offer hope.   Since 2013 […]

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EMDR Substance Abuse

Utilizing EMDR For Substance Abuse and PTSD Treatment While there is widespread agreement that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease, the factors that underpin the addiction are so varied that it is difficult to understand why the disease of addiction developed in the first place.  Why does one individual enjoy the ability to abuse a […]