What Helps with Klonopin Withdrawal

What Helps with Klonopin Withdrawal

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With over 40 million Americans struggling with anxiety disorders it is no wonder that benzodiazepines, such as Klonopin, are so highly prescribed. This classification of drugs, which are sedatives, is used for reducing the effects of anxiety…
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Fentanyl Patch Addiction and Treatment Options

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Fentanyl is a powerful prescription opioid derived from morphine, and often marketed under the brand name Duragesic. The drug is very potent, at least fifty times more so than morphine. Fentanyl is typically reserved for cancer patients who…
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How To Stop Drinking Alcohol Safely

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On some level of consciousness, we know when we are pushing the envelope on a particular weakness or vice. For some it might be indulging too often in sweets or rich foods, resulting in weight gain and health conditions. For others it might…
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Why Do Opiates Make You Sick

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Opiates, whether in prescription pill form or in the form of heroin, can make you feel nauseous when you take them and nauseous when you stop them after forming a physical dependence. The drugs provoke a powerful response by the central nervous…
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Getting An Alcoholic Into Rehab

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Once of the most daunting challenges you will ever face is that of successfully getting an alcoholic into rehab. To an outsider it may seem puzzling that this should be an issue at all. The obvious fallout that goes hand in hand with alcoholism…
Alcoholism Care Plan

Alcoholism Care Plan Before and After Rehab

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Approaching addiction treatment for an alcohol use disorder should involve some careful thought and planning. Undertaking the monumental task of first getting sober and then learning how to live a life in recovery is not an insignificant one.…
Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

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It is well known that chronic heavy drinking will eventually wreak havoc on the body. Specifically, most people are aware that untreated alcoholism ultimately leads to serious liver disease and failure. Other known health risks associated with…
Heroin and Fentanyl

The Deadly Combination of Heroin and Fentanyl

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About four years ago there was a sudden surge in overdose deaths, which at the time attributed to heroin. It wasn’t clear why the drastic uptick in heroin overdoses was happening at first. Eventually, the answer came: Fentanyl. Fentanyl is…
Opioid Addiction: Effects on the Family

Xanax and Alcohol Overdose Symptoms

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The darling of the benzodiazepine family of prescription sedatives is Xanax, a fast acting drug with almost immediate calming effects. With the crazy hectic lifestyle most adults live, navigating the compounding demands of childrearing and work,…
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Become Addiction Free at Capo By the Sea

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At some juncture while in active addiction you might close your eyes and allow yourself to recall an earlier time in life when you felt authentically happy.  In that mental image of the former you joy and peace radiate from your being. Sadly,…