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The Opiate Crisis and the Hidden Costs of Addiction

The Opiate Crisis and the Hidden Costs of Addiction

January 5th, 2017

What’s really going on with opiates, opioids, and Rx painkillers in the U.S.? Expert Warren Rivera – a former DEA Special Agent with years of experience in drug diversion – explores here.

1 What are synthetic opioids and why are people using them?

What are synthetic opioids and why are people using them?

December 14th, 2016

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.

Medication therapy for managing chronic pain: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Medication therapy for managing chronic pain: The good, the bad, and the ugly

December 3rd, 2016

A review of the PROs and CONs of using medications for managing chronic pain. More from physician, Dr. Michael H. Lowenstein, MD here.

What are the challenges of treating patients with opioid dependence?

What are the challenges of treating patients with opioid dependence?

November 1st, 2016

What are the physical, emotional and social challenges in the treatment of opioid dependence? Clare Waismann explains major issues in treating the growing population in this article. Plus, she addresses what factor effective treatments for opioid dependence need to address. More insight here.

3 Does Ultram show up on drug tests?

Does Ultram show up on drug tests?

October 4th, 2016

No, Ultram is usually not detected on standard drug tests that screen for a panel of only 3 or 5 drugs. But, Ultram (tramadol) WILL show up on toxicology screening for opioid prescription medications. More on Ultram drug tests, detection, and timeline here.

Should you take fentanyl or carfentanil?

Should you take fentanyl or carfentanil?

October 3rd, 2016

A brief look at the trends and dangers of synthetic opiates often mixed with heroin: fentanyl and/or carfentanil. Buyers beware!

1 Do heroin injection facilities actually work?

Do heroin injection facilities actually work?

October 1st, 2016

Are “safe sites” that facilitate heroin use helping or hurting the opiate epidemic in the U.S.? A review of what’s happening on the ground by Clare Waismann, founder of the Waismann Method®. More here.

1 Help for Ultram addiction

Help for Ultram addiction

September 22nd, 2016

Ultram addiction treatment includes physical and psychological therapies which need to be carefully monitored by medical professionals. More about the available treatment options and resources for Ultram addiction help here.

Can you get addicted to Vicodin?

Can you get addicted to Vicodin?

September 20th, 2016

Yes, Vicodin can lead to addiction. Read about what Vicodin’s chemistry, what makes Vicodin addictive, and the ways you can avoid addiction…plus, more here.

1 Signs and symptoms of opioid addiction

Signs and symptoms of opioid addiction

August 31st, 2016

There are a number of physical and behavioral signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to opioids. More on how to recognize and treat opioid addiction here.

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