Pain Management

Chronic Pain Sufferers Overlooked in the Opioid Crisis

Opioids have proven very useful for treatment of acute pain and are increasingly used for chronic pain patients. During the last 25 years, opioids have been a first choice prescription plan for chronic pain conditions of all kinds, for people of all ages and backgrounds. It hasn’t been until the last decade that doctors and …

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Can You Detox From Opiates At Home?

“What is home? My favorite definition is “a safe place,” a place where one is free from attack, a place where one experiences secure relationships and affirmation. It’s a place where people share and understand each other. Its relationships are nurturing. The people in it do not need to be perfect; instead, they need to …

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6 of the World’s Deadliest Substances

A penny isn’t much, but you put 100 pennies together and by golly you’ve got yourself a dollar. One red ant crawling on your leg isn’t a big deal, but standing obliviously on top of a large nest of red ants can be. A few pimples is nothing to chronic acne. The point being is …

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The Connection Between Trauma and Alcoholic Thinking

As we stumble blindly through this world learning the daily tricks of the trade, most who aren’t oblivious to their emotions cycle through an onslaught of dissimilar feelings throughout the course of their day. From devilish like emotions resemblant of anger, to the simple bliss’ that can remind us of the innocence of childhood, there …

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The Art of Sober Pain Management

Understanding the art of sober pain management requires understanding pain. Pain is a distressing feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli. This is a feeling that always finds us, somehow some way. Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding; there’s no way to avoid it in its entirety. There’s …

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Looking Into an Alcohol Detox

“Looking into alcohol an detox”, a simple five worded sentence that has the power to evoke fear, anxiety, and/or guilt out of the bravest, unconcerned, and/or most shameless of beings. Any dismal emotion felt for that matter is typically because alcoholic thinking has gotten that person to the point of needing alcohol detox, that or …

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The Common Signs of Opiate Abuse

It’s October, the Great Pumpkin Month. Halloween is right around the corner and most of us couldn’t be more jazzed. Who doesn’t get excited to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and watch scary/horror movies this time of year? That’s one of the best parts. Not only that, but they keep getting more …

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Do I Need Inpatient Rehab For My Opioid Dependence, Even If It’s Prescribed To Me?

Many people take opioids on a daily basis for the treatment of chronic pain. When taken as directed under proper medical supervision, opioid therapy is generally safe and effective. Most people taking medically-prescribed opioids do not become addicted. However, this isn’t true for everyone. Genetics determine roughly half of a person’s risk of drug addiction. …

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6 Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing A Drug Rehab Center

Entering into a drug rehab center can and will be a scary and life altering choice and one that should not be taken lightly. Before you enter into a rehab center, there are certain self reflective questions you should ask yourself to ensure you are going to get the best results possible from your experience …

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Drug Rehab Facilities For People Who Rely On Opioids For Pain

Have you or a family member ever been injured or had to have a surgery where your doctor prescribed some kind of pain killer? There are many different types of pain killers available for doctors to prescribe to their patients for different levels and kinds of pain. Pain killers, even though they can be effective, …

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