Detox

Why You Need to Stop Drinking Today

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 7, 2016 If you have any doubts about whether or not you have a drinking problem, you might want to consider answering the “20 Questions” provided by A.A. Based on the organization’s criteria, three positive responses are an indication you may suffer from alcoholism.

How Common is Suboxone Addiction?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 4, 2016 Suboxone addiction is very common in the United States. Yet many people aren’t very familiar with this particular drug. Medical professionals use Suboxone during opiate detoxification to combat withdrawal. Although it’s a non-narcotic medication, many people become addicted. It’s important to realize that those

How Long Does Withdrawal From Alcohol Take?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 2, 2016 For those who suffer from severe alcoholism, withdrawal from alcohol is a frightening thought. Most alcoholics have experienced withdrawal symptoms to some extent at one time or another. If you have become physically dependent on alcohol, withdrawal symptoms are just one of

Does Alcohol Withdrawal Medication Work?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 1, 2016 Detoxing from alcohol dependence is a difficult process. In fact, alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous and even fatal if not properly managed. Licensed alcohol detox programs play an important role in this part of early recovery. Alcohol withdrawal medication also helps medical

What Does My Son Need Before Entering a Detox Clinic for Opiate Abuse?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 14, 2016 Everything you do and every decision you make has a direct impact on your life and the lives of people around you. When you’re dealing with a family member who is suffering from an addiction, you need to be extra careful about

How to Stop Drinking and Begin Addiction Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 13, 2016 For most people dealing with alcoholism, memories of how they became addicted are often fleeting. It usually happens over a period of time until individuals find themselves slowly increasing their consumption in order to get the desired effect, which is usually to

Reasons You Should Seek Professional Help to Detox from Alcohol

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 9, 2016 If you or a loved one suffers from alcohol addiction, you should know that you aren’t alone. Nearly 10% of the American population in the year 2013 admitted to using some sort of illegal substance within the last month, with alcohol near

Should I Be Scared of Alcohol Withdrawal When Entering Rehab?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 5, 2016 It’s a common question—should I be scared of alcohol withdrawal when entering rehab? Fortunately, the answer is no. While it’s true that alcohol withdrawals can be intense, they’re not usually painful, nor are they a justification to avoid seeking help in your

A Drug Detox Program Can Help You Get Through Hydrocodone Withdrawal Symptoms

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 31, 2016 Stopping hydrocodone use can be difficult. Like with any other opiate, there are many withdrawal symptoms that can emerge after someone stops taking hydrocodone. While hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms start mild, they usually become more severe in a few hours or days. Dealing

Don’t Go Cold Turkey, Lakeview Health Offers a Professional Medical Detox from Methadone

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 29, 2016 Many people who struggle with an addiction to heroin or prescription opiates decide to go on a methadone maintenance program, but someday they may want to stop. Methadone treatment programs have proven to be highly successful in certain areas of the country