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Methamphetamine Withdrawal and Detox
Methamphetamine is widely regarded as the most powerful central nervous system (CNS) stimulant known to man. Not only is it extremely hazardous to...
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Understanding the concepts of dependence, addiction, and substance use disorders
Historically many of the terms used to describe what we most commonly refer to as addiction have been used interchangeably. The American...
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Spirituality, religion and addiction
Before I get into this subject, I need to first clarify something. Some people draw a distinction between spirituality and religion, others see...
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Smoking Cessation Products: There are a vast array of smoking cessation products available, however, availability differs from country to country...
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Quitlines Quitlines are a phone support service which can help in the process of quitting nicotine addiction: Country Organization Website...
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Addiction - the scientific approach
I would like to share with you with the results of a very viral survey that I found in the internet. It is no scientific study but still, I think...
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a) Benzodiazepines. These are very often used to assist with the anxiety and sleeplessness of withdrawal. I have not seen conclusive evidence to...
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My own view is no; ideally not. Stimulant use is utterly contraindicated, as although it might temporarily relieve the stress and boredom, the...
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Because 5 days is enough, by my reckoning, to adjust to a 5mg drop in dose. Ideally a slow taper should contain good days (i.e. the 5th day after...
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Although lofexidine is approved for home detox, clonidine is not. The main reason is that clonidine is a hypotensive (it lowers blood pressure)...
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