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Detoxification

On this page you will find a listing of all Willingway blog articles in the detoxification category.

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When people recover from substance abuse, everything isn’t automatically okay. It might be hard to hear that, but it’s essential to understand that your body and mind went through major changes because of drugs or alcohol. This fact is one of the primary reasons why people are cautioned not to quit cold turkey, but instead...
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If you’re experiencing sleeplessness after substance abuse treatment, you’re not alone. Many Americans have sleep deficits. Unfortunately, because you’re in recovery, you have a greater chance of suffering from insomnia than most people, at least temporarily. Sleep deprivation can be serious, so it’s important to develop a bedtime ritual, adapt good sleep hygiene, and embrace...
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Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms - symptoms sign - willingway
The primary medical use of opioids is for the treatment of severe pain, yet many people have started abusing this powerful narcotic because of the euphoric high it produces. Building a tolerance to opiates happens quite quickly when opioid medications (such as Codeine, Vicodin, and Dilaudid) are not taken as prescribed. Any time opioids are...
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choosing the right detox - Willingway
Finding yourself or a loved in need of a detox center can be a daunting task. How to choose the right detox center may be a quandary. What do I look for? Can I afford the center? Is it required that I stay there? Do the individuals on staff have the right credentials? This can be overwhelming,...
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A recovering alcoholic’s story Withdrawal symptoms from alcohol vary depending on the user’s history. A chronic abuser of alcohol can have more severe detox than that of someone who may not have been drinking as long or as much as the chronic abuser. To understand what to expect, let’s examine the effects of alcohol on...
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