opiates to manage pain

Why People Should Avoid Using Opiates To Manage Pain Even If It Is Prescribed By A Doctor

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Given the epidemic of opioid and opiate drug abuse in the United States, people should probably avoid using opiates to manage pain, especially chronic pain, even when they are prescribed by a doctor. The side effects and dangers are too great.…
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, at the time attributed to heroin. It wasn’t clear why the drastic uptick in heroin overdoses were happening at first. Eventually, the answer came: Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic…
How to Break Ambien Addiction

How to Break Ambien Addiction with Comprehensive Treatment

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Insomnia is one of the most mentioned complaints heard in the doctor’s office. It seems more people struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep than ever before, and subsequently a large number of Americans are dependent on sleep inducing medications.…
Addiction Free

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,…
Luxury Rehab for Men

Luxury Rehab for Men and Women

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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…
Alcoholic Hepatitis Treatment

Alcoholic Hepatitis Treatment

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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…
Opiate Dependency

Opiate Dependency

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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…