In this article we explain how you can recognize the symptoms of physical addiction to opioids. Then, we offer adequate treatment options to help you get past physical addiction to opioids.
How is doctors’ reluctance to prescribe painkillers leading to more synthetic drug use? What opioids are being created in the labs and how are people using them? We explain here.
An in-depth look at the difference between dependence and addiction from the perspective of Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist and industry thought leader, Dr. Harold Clifton Urschel, M.D. More here on what’s REALLY going on when you take pain meds and how to get honest about a possible problem.
Yes, you can get high on opioids. But how does euphoric effect work in the brain? And what are your risks of addiction or dependence? We review here.
Painkiller Addiction Causes: American Culture and Why We Think it’s Okay to be Addicted to Prescription OpioidsTuesday, September 17th, 2013
A painkiller can be a problem, not a cure, for pain. In fact, painkillers kill tens of thousands of patients every year. How did this come about? More from personal injury lawyer Richard P. Console Jr. here.
What’s the problem with pain pills? Pain pills kill more people every year than heroin and cocaine combined. More why opioids AREN’T working in the “War on Pain” here.
Yes, addiction rates are on the rise across the U.S. Still, conflicting information in recent months might underscore the risk of addiction for teens. More on how to put addiction statistics in perspective here. Plus, what every parent should know about protecting their teen’s health.
Vicodin detox is a set of interventions aimed to manage withdrawal symptoms and lead people into recovery from addiction. Detox can be hard and uncomfortable, but with the right support you can quit Vicodin successfully. Find more information about Vicodin detox methods, protocol, and considerations here.
A look at how antidepressants, benzos, and opioid medications are used in the treatment of substance use disorders. More on their uses and application here.
A graphical display of heroin detection times. We reveal what influences heroin detection periods here.