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What to Avoid When Taking Naltrexone After Opioid Detox

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Dec 23

December 5, 2023

What to Avoid When Taking Naltrexone After Opioid Detox

Naltrexone, an opioid antagonist and critical component of the Coleman Method for opiate and alcohol detox, is an invaluable resource in the fight against opioid addiction. Its mechanism, which involves binding to and blocking opioid receptors in the brain, ensures that individuals do not experience the typical effects of opioid drugs.

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Rapid Detox: The Easiest Way EVER to Get Off Opioids

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Nov 23

November 30, 2023

Rapid Detox: The Easiest Way EVER to Get Off Opioids


Are you struggling with opioid dependency or addiction? Perhaps your doctor has cut you off from your Percocet®, Roxicet®, Vicodin®, Dilaudid®, or other morphine-type prescription pain medications. Perhaps you have become involved with using street drugs such as heroin or fentanyl. If you are reading this, it is likely you want to stop using these drugs, and maybe you have even tried to get off these opiates before.

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How to Get Energy Back After Opioid Withdrawal

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Nov 23

November 22, 2023

How to Get Energy Back After Opioid Withdrawal

Patients who have stopped using opiates using the Coleman Method and gone through the withdrawal process often wonder why their energy levels are so low and ask about ways they might boost it.

Long-term opioid use can have life-threatening side effects that range far beyond the difficulty of withdrawal symptoms. Such long-term consequences include increased risk of cardiovascular complications, hyperalgesia, increased risk of infections, and even psychological and cognitive deficits. After extended use of opioid pain medications such as Oxycontin, Percocet®, Opana®, Dilaudid®, Vicodin®, etc., stopping is no easy matter. Neither is the first several weeks of detox and withdrawal. Cessation of these opioid medications leaves the brain with a deficit of dopamine, the neurotransmitter associated with pleasure and reward.

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Suboxone Alternatives to Detox Off Pain Medication

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Nov 23

November 22, 2023

Suboxone Alternatives to Detox Off Pain Medication

In the journey toward recovery from pain medication addiction, deciding which detox method to choose plays a pivotal role. While Suboxone has long been a cornerstone of therapy in addiction medicine, particularly for those seeking to overcome dependence on pain medications, it's important to acknowledge that its efficacy and suitability can vary significantly among individuals. With the complexities of dependency and addiction and the varied responses of individuals to treatment, exploring alternatives to Suboxone for pain medication detox is becoming increasingly important. These alternatives range from other pharmacological treatments to holistic and natural approaches, each offering unique advantages and considerations.

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Alcohol Detox: Five Signs Your Liver Is Healing

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Nov 23

November 21, 2023

Alcohol Detox: Five Signs Your Liver Is Healing

The decision to reduce or abstain from alcohol often marks a pivotal moment in a person’s life. This commitment often emerges from deep introspection, recognizing the negative impacts of excessive drinking on personal relationships, work-life, and overall health. Overcoming prolonged alcohol use is not just a triumph over a habit; it symbolizes regaining control, restoring health, and embarking on a new chapter of well-being.

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