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5 Benefits of Medical Detox

You have been struggling with drug addiction and have decided that it’s time to quit. However, you have read about the symptoms of drug withdrawal and are wondering what the best first step towards recovery is. Well, here is your answer: medical detoxification. Medical detox means eradicating a drug from your body under medical supervision.…

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Medical-Assisted Detox

There is a sweeping drug epidemic throughout the state of Florida and the rest of the country. Many Florida residents who are struggling with addiction don’t know what to do to turn their lives around. Addiction treatment that starts with medical-assisted detox is one of the best ways for people to get sober. However, the…

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What Is Medical Detox and Why Is It Important to Addiction Treatment?

What is medical detox, and why is it considered the first step in almost every addiction rehabilitation program? When you are addicted to drugs or alcohol, your body grows accustomed to the presence of a substance and its effects. In fact, your body will have trouble operating normally without the substance, and this is true…

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Medical Detoxification for Addiction Recovery

What is medical detoxification? Medical detoxification, the process of removing hard drugs and alcohol from your body at the beginning of recovery, is critical to a healthy and successful recovery from addiction. While successful medical detox is key to moving forward with addiction recovery, some drugs are more difficult to detox from than others. In…

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You Are the Miracle – Detox Recovery Program

“Seeing a miracle will inspire you, but knowing you are the miracle will change you” –Deborah Brodie A day in the life of a recovering addict/alcoholic is just short of that, a miracle.  It is nearly common knowledge that 1 in every 10 Americans suffers from, or has had struggles with the disease of addiction. …

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Librium Alcohol Withdrawal

Overcoming an addiction to alcohol is challenging. What makes the battle worse is becoming addicted to medications that should help. Often, this is what happens when a person receives Librium. While they have hopes of getting better, they start having Librium alcohol withdrawal. Why Librium Alcohol Withdrawal is Problematic During the detoxification process, many people…

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Is Modafinil Addictive?

Generally, doctors prescribe modafinil to treat narcolepsy and other types of sleep disorders. The stimulant in this drug keeps people awake and alert. Unfortunately, its effectiveness also makes it attractive for abuse. Thus, the short answer to the question “is modafinil addictive” is yes. For the most part, it appears the potential of abusing modafinil…

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Heroin Withdrawal – Can It Kill You?

Heroin withdrawal is one of the most painful situations a person may ever have to go through. Anyone who has become addicted to heroin more than likely has had an experience going through withdrawal. They know how agonizing it can be. One of the questions many people ask about the topic is, “Can you die from…

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Detox Is The First Step in Drug Abuse Treatment

Men And Women Both Abuse Drugs and May Need Detox Men and women in Camden or Atlantic City, NJ or anywhere else in the US need to begin with detox for drug abuse treatment. For a long time, the general view of addiction has been one of the people leading desperate lives in poverty. However,…