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Good Nutrition Can Make Drug Withdrawal Easier

Did you know nutrition and withdrawal are linked? Nutritional therapy is key to regaining emotional and physical balance after many months or years of substance use. A personalized nutrition plan can not only ease withdrawal symptoms but can also encourage better self-care overall. Unfortunately, people often overlook proper nutrition as part of the detox process,…

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Is It Possible to Experience Marijuana Withdrawal?

There is a false belief that marijuana isn’t addictive and therefore can’t cause withdrawal symptoms when usage stops. However, long-term research shows that people can become addicted to marijuana, especially teenagers and those who’ve used it regularly over a long period. Marijuana withdrawal can be challenging. If you need help with cannabis addiction, call Serenity…

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Physical Effects of Cocaine Detox on the Body

Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant that can cause both physical and psychological dependence. The first step in cocaine use disorder treatment is to go through cocaine withdrawal, otherwise known as the effects of cocaine detox. The withdrawal process produces uncomfortable and even potentially dangerous physical symptoms. Therefore, you may not want to complete the…

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Fastest Way to Get Meth Out of Your System

Methamphetamine (meth) is a synthetic stimulant that affects the central nervous system. It quickly creates an intense high that disappears soon after. It is tempting to think that when this high dissipates, the drug has left your body. However, traces of the drug linger for up to ten days after your last use. This is…

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What Is Medical Detox?

Serenity House Detox Florida is one of the most renowned medical detox centers in the state because we understand how mentally and physically challenging withdrawal can be. Medical detox is the first stage of the recovery process, and it is different for every person. How long detox takes, the severity of your detox symptoms, and…

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How Long Does it Take to Recover from an Overdose?

Nearly 100,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2020, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, that tragic loss only tells part of the story. What happens to those who survive? Toxic brain injury is the most severe chronic health problem seen in individuals who have repeatedly experienced…

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What Is the Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline

Alcohol withdrawal is possible as someone stops drinking and works toward their sobriety. Since alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous, those considering cessation needs to discuss detox with a medical provider. Understanding the alcohol withdrawal timeline and what to expect during the primary detox period may help. Usually, the most severe parts of withdrawal are over within…

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Most Common Side Effects of Detox

Detox is an essential first step to stopping the cycle of addiction. Those who are addicted to drugs or alcohol may need to complete detox prior to joining a drug addiction treatment program to address a substance use disorder. The side effects of detox may be significant, which is why it’s usually a good idea for people…

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Opiate Overdose Timeline

The signs of an opiate overdose include three signs and symptoms that are present at one point in the opiate overdose timeline. A person who is overdosing on opiates will have pinpoint pupils, clear respiratory depression, and they will be unconscious. Opiates suppress the respiratory system. When combined with sedatives, opiates can completely suppress the respiratory…

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How Can a Florida Benzo Detox Program Help Me or a Loved One?

Those who suffer from an addiction to benzos have a long road ahead when they want to get sober. They’re suffering from a disease that doesn’t want them to get better. Therefore, their mind tries to justify and rationalize their using in many ways. If you or a loved one is addicted to benzodiazepines, the…