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Some Important Considerations Regarding Medical Detoxing from Opioids

Some Important Considerations Regarding Medical Detoxing from Opioids People seeking to break the vicious cycle of addiction to opioids (including prescription medications, such as oxycodone and fentanyl, or morphine, heroin, etc.) may derive great benefit from medical opiate detoxing, as an initial step forward in the recovery process. However, it should be noted detoxing is…

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Detoxing and Withdrawal from Opiates – Part Two – Medical Detox and Ongoing Treatment

Detoxing and Withdrawal from Opiates – PART TWO: Medical Detox and Ongoing Treatment   [Note to Reader: This is “Part Two” of a 2-part blog-post—“Part One” can be found in the archives.] Even with the increasing efforts of researchers in the field of addiction and the proliferation of addiction treatment centers around the country, the…

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Detoxing and Withdrawal from Opiates – PART ONE – Symptoms & Timeline of Opiate Withdrawal

[Note to Reader: This is “Part One” of a 2-part blog-post—“Part Two” will appear later this week.] According to a recent study by Drs. J. Lyden and I. Binswanger, America’s opioid epidemic has become a nationwide public health crisis. And it is not limited only to the abuse of prescribed pain medication. “Initially driven by…