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Jun 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 5 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

Help Your Loved One Overcome Addiction

  There’s no clear-cut alcohol addiction treatment. For it to be successful, it requires a comprehensive treatment that is designed specifically for the individual. But regardless of the severity of their alcoholism, the involvement of family members in the…

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May 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

What You Need To Know About Drug Addiction Treatment

Dependence on drugs and alcohol remains a struggle for many. As such, there is always the question of how best to treat this condition. There are many ongoing studies focused on addiction treatment. The many researches in this…

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May 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, Mental Illness, 

OCD and Drug Addiction: What Is The Relationship?

  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental illness involving recurrent, unwanted thoughts, or actions. In many cases, it is a combination of both.  What is the relationship between OCD and drug addiction? On occasion, many of us have…

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Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

Alcohol-Induced Blackouts: What really happens when you drink?

Samantha was stunned when she was told she had an alcohol-induced blackout. She had never experienced this before. It shocked her that she had no recollection of events leading to her current situation. She was lying on a…

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Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

9 Best Apps for Alcohol Use Disorder in 2020

Quitting or cutting down on your drinking can be quite tasking. You have likely tried several times. Grit and determination alone may not always work. Obtaining professional help is necessary in a lot of cases. Technology can also…

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Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

Can Magic Mushrooms (Psilocybin) Help With Alcohol Addiction?

Greg did not fit the public stereotype for alcohol dependence. A 42-year old functioning banking executive, who never blacked out or showed fits of rage. He did not struggle at work, and his home was never strewn with…

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Feb 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

How Helpful is Vivitrol for Alcohol Use Disorder?

What is Vivitrol? Vivitrol is a once-monthly non-addictive injection that contains naltrexone. It is proven to help reduce heavy-drinking days in alcohol-dependent people when used with counseling. It is not a narcotic, but rather, works by blocking the…

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02

Feb 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Drugs and Alcohol, 

How Does Addiction Affect Your Brain?

Your brain is the most complex organ in your body. You need it to breathe, to enjoy a meal, read a book, exercise, and enjoy daily activities. Your brain helps you interpret and respond to your environment. It…

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Jan 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

Meth Psychosis: How is This Treated?

Methamphetamine is also commonly referred to as meth or crystal meth. It is a powerful and extremely addictive stimulant. This drug has many side effects, including high blood pressure, weight loss, chest pain, confusion, seizures, and meth psychosis.…

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Jan 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, Drugs and Alcohol, 

Can TMS Help You Quit Smoking?

TMS is short for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. It is a procedure that uses magnetic pulses to treat some mental disorders. So, is there a place for TMS in smoking cessation? Tobacco smoking remains one of the leading causes…

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