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Regular Opiate intake can lead to physical as well as mental deterioration of an individual. If some pain killers or over-the-counter analgesics are used on a regular basis to relieve the body pain they can have adverse effects on the body leading to several complications. Scientifically detox is a “dietary regimen” or an attempt to “detoxify” to get rid of all the toxics substances from the body. Rapid opiate detox involves a process where in the harmful opiates are removed from the body in a systematic manner. The “opiate detox” that is on carried without medical assistance can lead to further complications in the body.
The process of “rapid opiate detox” is generally carried on in controlled environment under proper medical guidance. The rapid opiate detox is also commonly known as the ultra rapid opiate detox. The detoxification is carried on with the help of intubations for six hours. The patient is administered with various types of medicines that accelerate his/her metabolism generally under anesthesia. This results in the rapid withdrawal process lasts for nearly 4 to 6 hours. There are several different methods that can be used for the rapid detoxification, one of which is the “Waismann method”, which is very popular.
Opiate addiction is very difficult to treat, but there are several institutions like the treatment centers, that can help these people with “rapid opiate detox”. These institutions provide proper medical care and also help patients lead independent lives sans their dependency on the opiate drugs.
National Guard and Reserve combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to develop drinking problems than active-duty soldiers, a new military study suggests. The authors speculate that inadequate preparation for the stress of combat and reduced access to support services at home might be to blame. The study, appearing in today’s Journal of….
The effects of fetal alcohol exposure may be more profound than researchers hoped. Results of a new study reveal the prenatal damage to peptides in the fetal brain may endure into adulthood despite environmental enrichment provided in a child’s early years. Neurotrophins — a family of peptides produced in the nervous system — are critical….
Drug addiction is a disease plagued by chronic relapse and an array of serious side effects. When a family member or loved one is addicted, and you’ve tried to get them to seek help, an intervention may be the only safe, solid solution to the problem. Denial is often an interfering factor for those who….
Alcohol was involved in nearly two thirds of self harm cases which were recorded as part of a pilot programme in the Western Health Trust area. The “Registry of Deliberate Self Harm” recorded almost 2,700 incidents between January 2007 and December 2008. The A&E units of Altnagelvin, Tyrone County and Erne Hospitals took part. The….
Older alcoholics knock back far more than younger ones, and for those over 60 that means an average of 42.5 drinks every week, a US study released found today. The research, led by Linda Ginzer of Ohio State University and carried out in late November by the Gerontology Society of America, examined data from 43,000….