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Opiate intake regularly can lead to disorders related to the central nervous system. In an opiate addiction, the person is habitual to taking opiate drugs for “pain management”. This constant use of the opiates, affects the functioning of the nerve cells that results in the end of the “natural endorphins” production, which are capable of relieving pain in the body naturally. Since there are no natural endorphins in the body, the nerve cells degenerate, resulting in complete dependency of the body on the opiate drugs.
A person trying to quit the habit of opiates, many a times tends to undergo sudden withdrawal from the opiates, known as the opiate detox. Opiate detox, is considered by many, as the “painless way to withdrawal from opium”. However, not true. Experts believe that without proper medical treatment or expert’s assistance the opiate detox can lead to further complications in the body. The opiate detox, which is not assisted medically, can lead to “severe withdrawal systems”. This type of opiate detox can result in “permanent damage” to the “cardio- pulmonary system”. An unmonitored opiate detox can even result in the death of the patient.
Therefore, to avoid this stage, it is very necessary to provide the opiate detox patients with appropriate medical treatment. There are several treatment centers established at various places, for helping the patients of opiate detox and provide them with proper medical care. An assured place for proper help and assistance regarding the treatment centers is available at www.treatmentcenters.com.
More oftentimes than not, someone who’s decided to enter a drug treatment center has gone through much heartache and frustration brought on by drug use. Considering how strong a hold drugs (and alcohol) can have on a person’s will, the decision to get needed treatment help takes a considerable degree of will and fortitude. Before….
The upcoming holiday season can be particularly stressful if you’ll be spending time with a loved one addicted to alcohol or other drugs. You might feel conflicted about family celebrations; holiday gatherings are supposed to be happy times, but yours don’t look like what you see on television. Should you ignore your loved one’s addiction….
Dr. Charles S. Lieber, who overturned conventional wisdom by demonstrating that alcohol is a toxin that can damage the liver and that alcoholism is a disease that can be treated, died March 1 at his home in Tenafly, N.J. He was 78 and had been battling stomach cancer. Before his work in the 1970s, researchers….
Prescription drug abuse is steadily worsening because as more pain, anxiety, or attention deficit disorder medications are disbursed for legitimate purposes, many are being diverted to sales on the street for profit. The prescription pill business is big business on the street with a vast amount of collaboration between users, dealers, and doctors. The rapid….
SANTA ANA Orange County spends some $40 million a year on running programs that prevent, treat and rehabilitate drug and alcohol abusers. And this year for the first time, the Health Care Agency published a public report that illustrates who is getting treatment, where they live and their poison of choice. The numbers even reflect….