Month: October 2020

yoga for addiction

Healing Arts: The Power of Yoga for Addiction Recovery

Recovering from addiction can be a terrifying process to go through, and struggling with withdrawal symptoms can make your healing feel impossible. It’s easy to feel alone and misunderstood while getting past your addictions. How can you move forward and start to heal after living with your addictions? Yoga for addiction has been studied for …

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acupuncture benefits

Acupuncture Benefits: Can It Help in Addiction Recovery?

If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, you may be surprised to learn that acupuncture could be helpful in recovery. The 2,000-year-old Chinese practice of acupuncture has been used to treat various conditions for centuries. We know now that acupuncture benefits can also be seen in addiction rehabilitation. From what acupuncture is …

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Fentanyl Addiction: Symptoms and Treatment

What is fentanyl?  Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain reliever, 80 to 100 times more potent than morphine, that is typically used for severe pain treatment and management for patients who are physically tolerant to other opioids.  In recent years, overdoses resulting in death from using fentanyl have increased rapidly and dramatically. In 2015, fentanyl …

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alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Top 10 Major Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

1 in every 8 Americans struggles with alcoholism. The fight to overcome the addiction can take a toll on not only those who suffer from the disease but also their family, friends, and coworkers.  Attempting to stop using alcohol abruptly can have its consequences as well. We have put together a list of the 10 …

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staying sober

Staying Sober: 9 Tips for Substance Use Disorder Recovery

In 2017, nearly 20 million Americans over the age of 12 battled with a substance use disorder. Sadly, nearly three-quarters of those who were struggling with substance use issues also suffered from an alcohol use disorder. If you’ve gone through the hard work of getting sober, that’s incredible and worth celebrating! At the same time, …

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withdrawal symptoms

Top 10 Major Crack Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

When a person’s body becomes addicted to crack cocaine, it doesn’t take long to develop a chemical dependence on the drug just to be able to function as it normally would. The human body is designed to right itself; it learns to incorporate the chemicals provided by crack cocaine into daily functionality. For this reason, …

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