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How does heroin addiction effects the body?

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Heroin Detox, In Home Detox | 0 comments

How does heroin addiction effects the body?

Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, there has been reported 52,404 lethal drug overdose cases in 2015 alone. Out of which there have been 12,990 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2015. The most significant increase in heroin addiction is seen in young adults aged 18 – 25. The effect of heroin on the body depends on some factors. Depending on the dosage of the drug and the where it is administered it can give the sensation of pleasure and relieve...

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7 Easy Detox Cleanse Tips to Get Healthier

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Detox, In Home Detox | 0 comments

7 Easy Detox Cleanse Tips to Get Healthier

Whether you want to clean up your body from harmful toxins of drug addiction or just want to increase your metabolism, a detox can do good for your body. Today we will give you easy tips to detox cleanse your body while you continue a healthy lifestyle. Following the detox cleanse suggestions mentioned on the blog will help your body to get healthier and avoid traditional detoxes. Our liver serves as an internal detox system, and we are capable of self-cleansing our body. To take advantage of our body’s natural cleansing ability, we...

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How to Safely Treat Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms at Home?

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Alcohol Detox | 0 comments

How to Safely Treat Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms at Home?

Enough is enough, you are tired of blacking out, waking up hungover and no idea of the night before. The effects of alcoholism not only affect the person struggling but also their loved ones. The decision that you want to stop is the first step. When done correctly alcohol detox at home is one of the safest. It is important to keep in mind that alcohol detox comes with alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Today we will look at how to safely treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms at home and other alternatives.   Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Many...

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Dry January 2018: What happens when you detox from alcohol?

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Alcohol Detox | 0 comments

Dry January 2018: What happens when you detox from alcohol?

  The most popular new year resolution in the past was losing weight, working out more and eating well. This year, it’s #DryJanuary (it’s all over social media), a month detox from alcohol. For many, it’s a way to take a break from drinking following the festive season. A new year means heaps of champagne which follow with detox as a tradition. Alcohol is undeniably injurious to health no matter how entwined the cultural norm. Let’s look at why you need to detox from alcohol and what are implications on your health of detoxing from...

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Drug addicted babies: Can past drug abuse affect your unborn baby?

Posted by on Dec 30, 2017 in Drug Addiction | 0 comments

Drug addicted babies: Can past drug abuse affect your unborn baby?

During pregnancy, new parents are often worried about having a healthy child. When expecting a child, exposure of the developing baby to dangerous drugs can have harmful effects both on the mother as well as the baby. In a recent report, sixteen drug addicted babies were born in Tayside, Scotland in the last 12  months of 2017. The report also revealed that the babies were born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). NAS effects were developed when the mother is under the influence of substances such as heroin during pregnancy. When the...

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Detox Financing: How to pay for drug rehab without an insurance coverage?

Posted by on Dec 24, 2017 in Drug Addiction | 0 comments

Detox Financing: How to pay for drug rehab without an insurance coverage?

Detox financing can be a costly affair. How do people in the poverty line pay for rehab? How do the unemployed, homeless or struggling with the financial cost of addiction go to rehab? Are you someone who cannot afford to pay up for a drug detox service? Some people try to be a cold turkey and get over their addiction. It can be a dangerous and painful idea especially when the physical withdrawals of the drug starts. Giving up on the idea of rehab just because of the cost of payment is not a wise thing to do. Consider going to rehab and get...

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Heroin Detox: Methadone Treatment at Home, A Safe Passage to Normal Life

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Drug Addiction, Heroin Detox, In Home Detox, Opioid Detox | 0 comments

Heroin Detox: Methadone Treatment at Home, A Safe Passage to Normal Life

  Do you know what helps heroin withdrawal? Methadone! According to a study at the Walden Unversity, it is a proven lifesaver, yet its use is restricted. The reason for its limited use are many we will take a look at some of them today. Heroin Detox, when done with a medicated-assistance, has found to have better results rather than just deciding to quit one day.   Why is heroin detox with methadone treatment restricted? A drug abuser on methadone treatment will feel less pain. Opioids enter the bloodstream and stick to brain cells...

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7 Tips to Help You Tackle a Family Member With Drug Addiction

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 in Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction | 0 comments

7 Tips to Help You Tackle a Family Member With Drug Addiction

Every day, more than 90 Americans die from a drug overdose caused by opioids, says the National Institute on Drug Abuse. With the opioid epidemic on the rise, it is very much possible that a member of your family becomes a victim of this drug addiction. Opiate addiction can happen to anyone, especially young adults. Young adults are more susceptible than older family members to drug abuse. Substance abusers always start the habit at an early age, the adolescence period. Often between 13 to 15 years of age when the decision-making abilities...

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Effects of Drug Abuse in the Workplace

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Alcohol Detox, Opioid Addiction, Opioid Detox | 0 comments

Effects of Drug Abuse in the Workplace

  Drug abuse in the workplace is a typical daily routine for many regular users. The abused substances include cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, methamphetamine and prescription drugs. An organization has reported that marijuana is the most commonly used recreational drugs amongst office goers, followed by cocaine and the use of other prescription drugs are steadily rising.   For many drug abusers, it is a family matter that upsets them, and other drug abusers may be just unaware of the harmful effects. There might be lack of encouragement...

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The Opioid and Gift Card Connection: Currency for Addicts in the US

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in Opioid Addiction, Opioid Detox | 0 comments

The Opioid and Gift Card Connection: Currency for Addicts in the US

  Is there a connection with gift cards and opioid addiction in the United States? Are some of the countries biggest retailers a target for drug addicts? Is there a link between gift cards and drugs in the US? Drug abusers or addicts make use of lenient store return policies to get a dose of opioids. What’s shocking is that their method of payment is gift cards! How is it possible?   The problem: Addicts usually visit a retail store, to shoplift a product and visit another store without a receipt to return it for a gift card....

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