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Mar 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

Coronavirus and Drug Addiction: What You Need To Know

Coronavirus and drug addiction. What are your chances of having a more severe COVID-19 infection if you have an addiction to drugs and alcohol? Until a few weeks ago, there was little or no concern about a possible interplay. However,…

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17

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 hospital bed.…

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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 help with…

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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 empty beer…

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24

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 opioid receptors…

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17

Feb 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 0 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

11 Helpful Ways To Stop Alcohol Cravings

Have you struggled with excessive alcohol consumption? Have you tried to quit drinking? How was that experience for you? In addition to possible withdrawals, alcohol cravings can severely affect your ability to remain sober. Cravings for alcohol is a real…

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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 also shapes…

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27

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. So, what…

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20

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 of preventable…

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13

Jan 2020

By Efosa Airuehia | 4 Comments | Addiction Treatment, 

Virtual Reality (VR) and Addiction Treatment

What is Virtual Reality (VR)? Can virtual reality (VR) help with addiction treatment? Before we delve into this, let us first define virtual reality. Virtual reality (VR) is an artificial, computer-generated environment. It involves software simulation of a three-dimensional image…

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