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opiate withdrawal symptoms

Understanding the Stages of Opiate Withdrawal

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 12, 2016 A person experiencing withdrawal from opiates can suddenly panic and wind up using again just to avoid the symptoms. Unfortunately, the vicious circle of taking more and more uncontrolled amounts of opiates does not end, unless you can reach out for help

What Happens to Your Body After Heroin? [Infographic]

What happens to your body after heroin use isn’t particularly pleasant to think about, but it’s important to understand just how damaging this drug can be. Every year, opiate addiction costs the United States $484 billion, and, sadly, heroin use jumped a shocking 63% between 2002 and 2013. By taking a closer look at what

Options for Opiate Withdrawal Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 10, 2016 Every drug addiction should be treated as though it’s a life and death situation. When it comes an addiction to heroin and other opiates, the danger often escalates to the point where finding help becomes crucial. Along with the need for professional

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

Why You Should Never Self-Detox from Opiates

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 19, 2016 Detoxing from opiates is a challenging process, even when patients do so within a safe, accredited and medically monitored drug and alcohol detox program. Unfortunately, some suffering from addiction believe that they can self-detox from opiates, without understanding the dangers of detox.