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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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
The benefits of Yoga are many which is one of the main reasons why 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 of yoga. Other…
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Introduction To Yoga

Pain relief, Weight Loss, Yoga
Out of the many things that India is known for in her contribution to the world, ‘Yoga’ is perhaps one of the most important and popular exports. From the ancient times, the ascetics, the ‘rishis’ and the ‘munis’ of India have been practicing this form of art and science and deriving the benefits of enlightenment that accompany yoga. What is Yoga and why is it important in today’s world? The importance of yoga in today’s world has a lot of definitions floating around; however, if we go back to the roots of the word, we find that the term ‘Yoga’ has its origins in Sanskrit. It means to unite - Yoga helps the body to unite with the other vital metaphysical aspects of the mind and spirit. It is also…
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Treat Illness With Yoga

Depression, Diabetes, Health, Migraines, Pain relief, Yoga
Yoga can cure almost any disease under the sky. In fact, it would be fair to say that you can stay free from all diseases if you practice Yoga asanas regularly. If you have developed any disease, the natural cure for that ailment might be there in Yoga. After all, Yoga is the collective wisdom of ages and encompasses a system of cure without modern medicines. If you are a person who avoids popping pills for almost everything, then you must try this alternative natural care of Yoga. It doesn’t need you to pay regular visits to your doctors and physicians, nor does it require you to avail any medicinal facilities like injections, medicines etc. You just need a Yoga mat, a silent atmosphere, and a devoted mind to cure…
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Mental Benefits of Meditation

Meditation, Pain relief, Stress Management
Meditation cleanses and nourishes you from within and calms you, whenever you feel overwhelmed, unstable, or emotionally shut down. It makes you aware - that your inner attitude determines your happiness. If you practice meditation regularly, it can have everlasting effects. Some of them are mentioned below: 1. Meditation provides an Emotional Balance Emotional balance means to be free of all the neurotic behavior that results from the existence of a tortured and traumatized ego. This is very hard to achieve fully, but meditation certainly is the way to cure unhealthy emotional states. When consciousness is cleansed of emotionally soaked memories, it helps to achieve a much need emotional balance. 2. Meditation improves your focus, attention, and ability to work under stress Meditation practice generally revolves around the area of…
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Anti-Inflammatory Superfoods

Inflammation, Natural Healing, Nutrition, Pain relief
Below are 3 of the many Anti-Inflammatory Superfoods that you can start benefiting from today. Green Tea Green Tea is one of the world’s most popular beverages. It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body, including improved brain function, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer and inflammation-fighting properties. Green tea is also the least processed of all the predominant types of tea: green, black and oolong. Pistachios A 2009 study found that bioactive compounds in pistachio, and molecules present in pistachios, have anti-inflammatory properties. Pistachio oil decreases levels of an inflammatory marker known as “lift-2.” Pistachios are nutrient dense and provide protein, fiber micronutrients, plant sterols, gamma-tocopherol and other phytochemical compounds, including flavanoids and phenolic compounds. Overall, they are an excellent weapon in…
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