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March 18, 2024

John Carter

Can Alcohol Withdrawal Cause Abdominal Pain?

When you drink alcohol on a regular basis, your body becomes accustomed to having alcohol present. Alcohol is technically considered a depressant, so it dampens activity in your brain and nervous system. Over time, your body learns to counteract this reduction by increasing your nervous system’s baseline level of activity. To better understand the mechanisms […]

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March 15, 2024

John Carter

Biofeedback Therapy: Uses and Benefits

For example, physical therapists often use biofeedback to help people with urinary incontinence. You may not realize it, but when you have pain or are under stress, your body changes. Your heart rate may increase, you may breathe faster, and your muscles tighten. Thus, a lower rating may reflect the lack of research rather than […]

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March 15, 2024

John Carter

Best 20 Books About Addiction Recovery to Read in 2020

This book is highly recommended for anyone who, like me, is or was terrified of living a boring life. This book will inspire anyone looking for fun and adventure to create incredible memories while living alcohol-free. Reading We are the Luckiest by Laura McKowen can quite possibly save your life. Creating healthy boundaries is one […]

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March 15, 2024

John Carter

Barbiturate withdrawal syndrome: a case associated with the abuse of a headache medication

However, many of these drugs still see widespread use for specific conditions. Phenobarbital, for example, is common for treating seizures that resist first-line anti-seizure medications. The treatment of barbiturate abuse or overdose is generally supportive. Taking a barbiturate drug regularly can cause physical dependence. This can trigger symptoms of withdrawal in the event that a […]

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March 14, 2024

John Carter

Art And Creativity In Addiction Recovery

Whilst exploring these difficult emotions, the practice of creation provides a calming blanket. It was a picture of what he felt like the day before he entered rehab. His art therapist encouraged him to draw a second picture of what he hopes to feel like a year from now. For many in addiction recovery, a […]

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March 14, 2024

John Carter

Animal therapy: How it works, benefits, and more

The book is a good resource for interested readers and new and established clinicians looking to improve and better understand the human–animal bond. This book is a must for anyone who wants to know more about the process behind AAT and the human–animal bond. This book by Dr. Chandler explains human–animal relational theory and how […]

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March 14, 2024

John Carter

Ambien: Is dependence a concern?

The first layer dissolves quickly to send you off to sleep. The inner layer dissolves more slowly and helps you stay asleep. But this inner layer can also mean blood levels of the drug are still high enough the next morning to impair your ability to drive or operate machinery. Numerous motor vehicle crashes, industrial […]

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March 13, 2024

John Carter

Ambien Dosage: Forms, Strengths, How to Take, and More

If you’re still experiencing insomnia, your doctor may increase the Ambien or Ambien CR dosage strength prescribed. They’ll ultimately prescribe the smallest dosage that provides the desired effect. They belong to a class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics. The maximum dosage of Ambien is typically 10 mg once per day. Take your dose just before bedtime […]

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March 13, 2024

John Carter

All Opiates Detox, Treatment Center, Wyandotte, MI, 48192

A lack of out-of-pocket funding for addiction treatment should never be a barrier for those seeking sobriety. Whilst paying for residential rehab privately is undoubtedly the fast way to begin treatment, this does not mean there are not alternative ways of starting treatment. Addiction treatment professionals can provide the supervision, and advice that is necessary […]

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March 12, 2024

John Carter

Alcoholics Anonymous

Being around other individuals who are in recovery is beneficial to recovery. Seeing others who have been in your situation succeed in recovery and abstinence can be motivating to continue your own sobriety. Further, having a sponsor in AA seems to deepen that sense of belonging.⁵ A sponsor not only provides a personalized guide for […]

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