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15 Ways to Cope with Opioid Withdrawal Pains and Aches

Tapering from opioids or quitting cold-turkey? Here are some home-remedy tips to ease your discomfort.

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms
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Learn what to expect from a Xanax detox, and how to deal with Xanax withdrawal symptoms.

Quitting Marijuana: Measuring Cognitive Gains
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Many people find that heavy marijuana use causes reversible thinking and memory problems. By focusing on the cognitive improvements of the first weeks of recovery, you can find the motivation to ...

Cocaine Cravings and Withdrawal Timeline

Learn what to expect from cocaine withdrawal and learn how long your cravings will last – and what you can do to tame your urges.

Is Ultra Rapid Opiate Detox an Option for Tramadol?

Most experts won’t endorse ultra rapid opiate detox for conventional opiates, and for tramadol, with its dual mode of action, the procedure is probably less effective and more dangerous.

Adderall Withdrawal - What to Expect
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Learn about common Adderall withdrawal symptoms, how to gauge the severity of your addiction and withdrawal and how to support a loved-one through the detox process.

Why CSAM Doesn’t Endorse Rapid Opioid Detox
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Though the idea of avoiding withdrawal symptoms while under sedation sounds appealing, the California Society of Addiction Medicine does not endorse rapid opioid detox. Here are 5 primary reasons why ...

11 Secrets to a Successful Benzodiazepine Tapering
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11 tips for making a tapering plan that minimizes the discomfort, puts you in control of the process and gets the results you want.

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Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms & How to Quit Xanax © tao lin

Learn what to expect from a Xanax detox, and how to deal with Xanax withdrawal symptoms.

Overcome Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms by Focusing on Cognitive Improvements © John O Nolan

Many people find that heavy marijuana use causes reversible thinking and memory problems. By focusing on the cognitive improvements of the first weeks of recovery, you can find the motivation to continue to work to avoid relapse.

Learn what to expect from cocaine withdrawal and learn how long your cravings will last – and what you can do to tame your urges.

Most experts won’t endorse ultra rapid opiate detox for conventional opiates, and for tramadol, with its dual mode of action, the procedure is probably less effective and more dangerous.

Adderall Withdrawal Symptoms Explained © Cult gigolo

Learn about common Adderall withdrawal symptoms, how to gauge the severity of your addiction and withdrawal and how to support a loved-one through the detox process.

5 Reasons Why the California Society of Addiction Medicine Rejects Rapid Opioid Detox © Waldo Jaquith

Though the idea of avoiding withdrawal symptoms while under sedation sounds appealing, the California Society of Addiction Medicine does not endorse rapid opioid detox. Here are 5 primary reasons why they don’t.

How to Taper off Benzodiazepines – 11 Secrets to Success © Dean812

11 tips for making a tapering plan that minimizes the discomfort, puts you in control of the process and gets the results you want.

Xanax Detox – How Fast Should You Taper? © Dean821

Information on how long a total Xanax tapering program should last and how quickly you should reduce your daily dosage.

Lofexidine and THC – Medications to Treat Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms © Striatic

While Lofexidine is not yet FDA approved, it is used in Europe to treat heroin addiction. Initial research results out of The New York State Psychiatric Institute suggest that combining Lofexidine with low doses of oral THC reduces the severity of marijuana withdrawal symptoms and relapse rates.

Problems With Rapid Opiate Detox © ChernobylBob

Although rapid detox promises a very tempting pain free period of detox, there are problems with the safety, efficacy and cost, and addicts considering the relative merits of an opiate detox may need to be concerned.

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