Safe and Natural Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management

Safe and Natural Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management

Managing Pain Without Opioids for People in Recovery Whether you’re in recovery from opioid addiction or another type of substance use disorder to manage pain, it’s vital to find opioid alternatives for pain treatment. Perhaps you’re now living a happy, substance-free life,...
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03/23 2021
Benefits of Medical Detox for Opioid Addiction

Benefits of Medical Detox for Opioid Addiction

Why Medical Detox Is the Most Effective Way to Quit Opioids No one sets out to become an opioid addict, but addiction is all too common with this powerful class of street drugs and prescription medications. If you find yourself dependent on...
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03/22 2021
List of Opioid Drugs From Strongest to Weakest

List of Opioid Drugs From Strongest to Weakest

Dangerous Opioid Drugs Ranked By Strength It is easy to think of opioid drugs as a single problem, and many people outside the field of addiction science do just that. Even if someone you care about has been abusing prescription opioid medications,...
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03/17 2021
Fentanyl Patch Side Effects

Fentanyl Patch Side Effects

Negative Consequences of Using Fentanyl Patches Fentanyl is one of the most powerful painkillers known to medical science, and it’s often used to treat the most severe forms of pain. If you are recovering from a major operation, undergoing treatment for an...
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03/17 2021
“Lean” and the Risks of Codeine Abuse

“Lean” and the Risks of Codeine Abuse

Understanding the Dangers of “Lean” and Other Forms of Codeine  Lean is one of the street names for a legal and highly addictive cocktail that’s made from codeine cough syrup.  The name Lean comes from the sedative effects of the drug which...
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03/16 2021
Short-Term Side Effects of Opioids

Short-Term Side Effects of Opioids

Addiction Is Just One of the Many Negative Side Effects of Opioids When it comes to the consequences of opioid abuse, the risk of overdose and death is what family members worry about most. If you have a friend or loved one...
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03/12 2021
What Happens During Opioid Detox and Withdrawal?

What Happens During Opioid Detox and Withdrawal?

Understanding the Process of Opioid Detox and Withdrawal Trying to eliminate or lessen opioid usage can cause some people to develop physical and psychological symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal due to the drug’s ability to alter your brain chemistry. After your body...
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03/12 2021
How Long Does Fentanyl Withdrawal Last?

How Long Does Fentanyl Withdrawal Last?

Fentanyl Withdrawal Timeline and Symptoms Some drugs are merely recreational, while others have legitimate medical uses. As a synthetic opioid, Fentanyl can be prescribed by a doctor, but its use comes with numerous dangers, including overdose and addiction. Drug dealers have realized...
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03/10 2021
Signs of Opioid Intoxication

Signs of Opioid Intoxication

How to Tell if Someone is High on Opioids Unlike many other commonly abused drugs, opioids do have legitimate medical use. These powerful painkillers are used to treat cancer patients suffering pain. The substances are utilized as a part of hospice care...
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03/10 2021
Side Effects of Codeine Abuse

Side Effects of Codeine Abuse

Addiction and Other Effects of Abusing Codeine Some drugs are hard to come by, but others are as close as your medicine cabinet. The powerful drug known as codeine clearly belongs in the latter category, but the fact that it is easily...
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03/09 2021