ativan withdrawal
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Ativan Withdrawal Symptoms and Relief

Ativan, just as other benzodiazepines like Xanax or Valium, is a drug that is great…until it isn’t. While these medications are intended for short-term relief of anxiety or insomnia, the fact is that they are so effective that it becomes…
Tapering Off Opiates
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Tapering Off Opiates

With courage and grit, you are ready to begin the process of recovery from opiate dependency or addiction. The path to recovery begins with opiate detox, the critical first phase in taking back control over your life. When approaching opiate…
Executive Rehab
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Executive Rehab for Alcohol and Drug Dependency

No matter how successful you are in life it can all be undone by a substance use disorder. Professionals who have worked hard to reach a certain level of career success have probably endured a heavy stress load. After all, success doesn’t…
Alcohol Intolerance
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Increased Alcohol Intolerance with Age

Among the various changes adults experience as part of the normal aging process, alcohol intolerance may not even be considered. As we get older, other health and wellness concerns take the spotlight, with little thought given to the effects…
Opana Withdrawal
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Oxymorphone—Opana Withdrawal Symptoms

Opana, the brand name for oxymorphone hydrochloride, is a powerful narcotic used to manage moderate to severe pain. As with other prescription opioids, Opana is a highly addictive drug. Even those patients who take Opana as prescribed can find…
relationships after rehab
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Do Relationships Get Better after Rehab

One of the most tragic outcomes of active addiction is the damage it does to your primary relationships, especially the one with your partner or spouse. Addiction can take a serious toll on a couple, leaving a long trail of broken promises,…
why do alcoholics shake
Occasional Drinking with Cirrhosis
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The Dangers of Occasional Drinking with Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is a disease of the liver that can be caused by chronic alcoholism. As the liver attempts to repair itself, after exposure to alcohol consumption, scar tissue forms. Over time, this scarring within the liver can ultimately lead to…