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Opiate Addiction Treatment That Works

Need some information on opiate addiction and the addiction treatment process? This article will educate you on opiate addiction, why medical detox is necessary, and what addiction treatment consists of.

Opiates and Opioids. What is the Difference?

The word opioid is used to classify the synthetic (or man-made) form of opiates. Opiates are a drug derived from the poppy flower. Both opioids and opiates are highly addictive. They depress the central nervous system which can cause a user’s heart rate and blood pressure to dramatically drop. Opiates and opioids can ultimately result in death by depressing an individual’s breathing and at the same time sedating them, making it impossible for them to wake up from oxygen deprivation.

Risk of Death Connected to Opiate Addiction

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Is Kratom A Valid Opioid Withdrawal Option?

Using Kratom for Opioid Withdrawal

Every state in the country is feeling the effects of the opioid crisis and racing to find solutions. One “DIY” opiate withdrawal aid that’s being discussed in heated circles is Kratom. Some individuals seeking long term recovery say it’s their answer. Others say it just causes more problems.

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Opiate Withdrawal Timeline

Getting through opiate withdrawal. There are a million thoughts that go with these four words. Most of them are so racked with irrational thoughts and fear, a person in active opiate addiction finds them too difficult to face.

Being at that crossroad, that point where you desperately want to stop but feel helplessly locked in the bondage of addiction is a kind of a living hell. The thought that “we will never have to go through this again” once we get through it is often all we have to give us hope.

If you or someone you love is facing opiate withdrawal, it helps to know exactly what you will go through. Whether it’s  heroin withdrawal or prescription pain medication that you’ve obtained legally, here’s what you need to know:

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Opiate Detox – Breaking Free From the Fear of Withdrawal

Heroin withdrawal, pain pill withdrawal, suboxone withdrawal, methadone withdrawal….

You want to break free from the deadly cycle of addiction, but the fear of opiate withdrawal during the detox period may be holding you back. Maybe you’ve already detoxed more times than you can count, and you’re afraid that the psychological and physical symptoms of opiate withdrawal will be too difficult for you to handle this time around.

You’re not alone. Almost every individual struggling with opiate addiction feels the same way. The journey out of opiate addiction is not an easy one, but it is the path you need to take to get to the other side: a life of peace, fulfillment and freedom.

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