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.
A look at the supply and demand of illegal fentanyl in the U.S. today.
Discover 6 reasons how drug testing your teenage son or daughter can be an effective strategy for preventing drug use.
Need help for a buprenorphine problem? Learn some basics about withdrawal, physical stabilization, and mental health counseling. Plus, info on how dependence differs from addiction.
Yes, you can get addicted to morphine after just a few doses. More here on morphine’s addiction potential and ways to recognize it. Plus, a section on non-opiate pain relief alternatives.