Can Opioid Withdrawal Kill You?

by in Addiction, Kratom, Withdrawal March 6, 2020

Can Opioid Withdrawal Kill You? Opioid withdrawal will rarely kill anyone, but in some cases the person undergoing the process of withdrawal might think they were better off dead. This is because the symptoms can be very unpleasant, especially if the person tries to go “cold turkey” and give up suddenly, as compared with lowering […]

Simple Steps to Prevent Over-The-Counter and Prescription Drug Addiction

by in Addiction, Kratom, Withdrawal February 24, 2020

A medicine that changes the way your brain and nervous system communicate with each other can become addictive. Narcotics and opiates like oxycodone, OxyContin, fentanyl and hydrocodone disrupt how your brain and nervous system respond to pain. They deaden how your body recognizes pain, while simultaneously causing the release of hormones and chemicals which make […]

Medical Marijuana and Kratom for Opioid Withdrawal

by in Addiction, CBD, Kratom, Pain Management, Withdrawal February 21, 2020

The word opiate refers to a class of drugs which are derived from opium. Opium is a powerful sedative and narcotic which can provide relief from severe pain, but it can also become very addictive. Opioid is a word which refers to natural and synthetic substances used for pain-relief which communicate with your brain and […]

How to Keep Your Teen from Becoming Addicted to Prescription Drugs

by in Addiction, Kratom, Pain Management February 18, 2020

One study showed that in 2016, a frightening 99% of doctors prescribed narcotic painkillers in dosages which exceed the federally governed three day limit. Evidently there are only 1 out of every 100 doctors responsibly prescribing powerful painkillers that have been shown to drive addiction which sometimes leads to a dramatic downturn in quality of […]

The Difference between Opioid Abuse & Addiction

by in Addiction February 14, 2020

Opioid addiction has been hitting the headlines with increasing frequency as a result of more deaths and prominent celebrities admitting to using the drugs and going into rehab in order to recover from their addiction.  But it is important to distinguish between opioid abuse and opioids addiction. Studies have shown that addiction can arise from […]

Vitamin C for Opiate Withdrawal

by in Addiction, Vitamins February 14, 2020

Vitamin C has been used successful as a natural way to support people who are undergoing opiate detoxification in order to help with their withdrawal symptoms.  In this case, we are talking about mega-doses of Vitamin C being taken under supervision of a physician. Vitamin C for recovering heroin addicts  Opioid pain relievers are derived […]

Herbs & Spices Used for Pain Management

by in Pain Management February 12, 2020

There are a number of herbs and spices that have been used for centuries for pain management. The botanicals chosen will usual depend on the cause of the pain, such as arthritis and other inflammatory conditions, versus injury, headache, back pain and so on. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Corydalis (Yu Jin) is a tuber prepared […]

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