Opioid Treatments

Opiods, Pain relief
Opioid Treatments for Recovery There are several opioid treatments that will usually be used in conjunction with one another. In addition to therapy to support the recovering addict, various medications and other modalities might be used as well. Drug therapy during detox One of the opioid treatments that might ne used is a replacement opiate will be prescribed, such as buprenorphine or methadone. This helps support the person and evens out their mental and physical symptoms while they go through what is essentially a detoxification program to rid the body of the opioids. Buprenorphine (BOO-pren-OR-fin) Buprenorphine is the first drug to be allowed to be used in a regular doctor’s office, as compared to methadone, which must be administered in a clinical setting. Buprenorphine is an opioid, but less addictive…
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Opioid Withdrawal

Depression, Opiods, Pain relief
Opioid withdrawal can be one of the most difficult things a person will do in their lifetime. Many people who hear about addiction to prescription opioids underestimate the difficulty of stopping the drug and trying to live a normal life. The first problem is the physical side effects and symptoms of withdrawal, especially if the person with an addiction tries to go “cold turkey” and give up immediately, rather than gradually reduce their dosage and wean themselves off the drug. Opioid withdrawal symptoms Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable for some people. They will usually manifest as intense flu-like symptoms that can last for days or even weeks. During this period of time, it’s very tempting to end the suffering by just going back on the opioids, so real commitment…
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The Genesis Of Yoga

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Whether you are a yoga fan or are just now discovering the art, knowledge of the history of yoga can help you appreciate its origin, understand it as a life transforming facet and effectively incorporate it into your life to shed those extra pounds and experience what yoga has to offer. So we must start at the beginning. Yoga is believed to be as old as civilization. Scholars have traced the origin of yoga to Stone Age Shamanism. Like yoga, Shamanism’s major aim was to improve the condition of human life, heal community members and act as a spiritual mediator. The earliest archaeological evidence depicting the history of Yoga dates back to 3000 B.C. It is found in stone seals featuring yoga poses. More effectively, yoga history is divided into…
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Yoga Schools

Fitness, Yoga
The history of yoga schools started emerging in the western world goes back to 1890s when Swami Vivekananda travelled the Americas and Europe for the first time. In 1900s, Indians started practicing yoga and a health yoga movement was started by Dean Ornish in 1980s. Presently, yoga has stepped into gyms, and every gymnasium seems to have a yoga teacher who makes the members practice various techniques of yoga and teaches them how they can make their yoga super beneficial for them.   Not only, gyms, but many health spas and cruises as well, have facilities to teach people the ways of practicing yoga and making it useful for them. A whole lot of yoga schools are also working nowadays. They have their own way to deal with students and…
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Opioid Abuse

Opiods, Pain relief
Who Is Most At Risk For Opioid Abuse? The 5 populations most at risk for use, overuse and opioid abuse are: • Teens • Women • Seniors • Athletes • “Weekend warriors” Teens Opioid prescriptions for teens doubled in the period from 1994 to 2017. Teens use them for recreation as well as pain relief. They share medicines with adult and each other. They also abuse cough and cold remedies. Women Women tend to suffer more health conditions that lead to chronic pain, such as arthritis (especially rheumatoid arthritis) and fibromyalgia. They are often prescribed higher doses, for longer periods of time which can lead to opioid abuse. Women might also be chemically more susceptible to dependence and addiction compared with men. Seniors Seniors also suffer from pain-producing health conditions,…
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What Are Opioids?

Back Pain, Opiods, Opiods, Pain relief
Opioids (pronounced OH-pee-oyds) are derived from opium, and are substances that act on opioid receptors in the brain to produce pain relief. They are used medically for pain relief and anesthesia. However, they are also being used recreationally to produce a “high” in which the person’s physical and emotional pain is numbed and they experience a sense of pleasure and reward in the brain. Heroin is one example of an illicit form of opioids use to alter mood and evoke feelings of well-being and happiness. Why are opioids a problem? The growing crisis with reference to opioids is related to the use and abuse of prescription opioids. They are powerful pain killers, true, but they are also highly addictive. A recent survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…
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Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Opiods, Pain relief
As more and more people suffer from opioid addiction, observable patterns have emerged. These signs might be seen in oneself, or in a loved one taking opioids. Psychological symptoms and mood disorders of opioid addiction: • Increased anxiety without any identifiable cause • Anxiety attacks • Euphoria, that is, a feeling of happiness and well-being • Psychosis, that is, thoughts and perceptions that don’t match reality, such as a person becoming paranoid or thinking they have superhuman powers • Improved self-esteem, acting proud, or more outgoing than usual • Depression • Irritability • A lack of motivation Behavioral symptoms of opioid addiction: • Opioids are used for longer or at a greater amount than intended • Unsuccessful attempts to decrease the amount of opioids taken • Large amount of time…
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Major Benefits Of Yoga

Anti Aging, Pain relief, Yoga
As we have learned, Yoga is not a new trend among human beings. It has been around in some form or another for 10,000 years and it is practiced by many people from all parts of the world. Yoga has gained popularity among many people due to its health benefits to people of all ages, children and adults alike. Doctors, therapists and ordinary people who have had an experience of yoga have witnessed that yoga is good for physical, emotional and psychological health. Generally, yoga uses both physical and meditative practices to bring about inner harmony within you. According to yoga experts, yoga physical and emotional practices work at the deepest levels in people’s body and can heal many different ailments. There are numerous health benefits associated with yoga. Other…
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Yoga And Weight Loss

Fitness, Weight Loss, Yoga
According to the yogic, man’s problem is not being awakened enough to know the inner self. In yoga, breathing is considered the source of life and breathing exercises and postures are used to connect with the spirit. For a beginner wishing to take on yoga, some guidelines when beginning yoga are in order to help appreciate the experience more. The main issues are where, when, what and how to practice yoga Where is the best place to practice? Yoga can be practiced at home on in a yoga class. It can be practiced indoors as well as outdoor. For indoor sessions, select a particular area and turn off any noise source. If warmth is needed, a yoga mat or any exercise mat can be used. When practicing outside, shaded areas…
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Yoga Beginner Mistakes

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[caption id="attachment_15431" align="alignright" width="359"] Yoga Beginner Mistakes[/caption] Uncertainties are normal whenever you start on something new and these uncertainties could lead to negative first impressions, thus resulting to backing out and not wanting to try the same activity again. The same goes with yoga. Yoga exercises can provide you with lots of benefits, both physical and spiritual and missing out on its important elements can result to negative results. Avoiding yoga beginner’s mistakes is of utmost importance and 3 of these common mistakes include the following: Not knowing what you want from the practice You may not be aware of the fact that there are various styles and forms of yoga and these have their own different attractions. Before enrolling in a yoga class, it is necessary to determine first…
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