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What is CBD?   CBD is a non-psychoactive and highly therapeutic compound which is found in Cannabis, otherwise known as Cannabidiol. CBD has evoked a transformation in medical marijuana. As the testimonies and education spread, the approval and acceptance of CBD gradually surges forward. Research performed overtime has served to prove that CBD has the […]

Drugs Used To Get Off Opiates. There are numerous detox plans available for inpatients at a medical facility. Each plan has its advantages and disadvantages, and it’s important to talk to your doctor and/or an addiction specialist to determine the plan that’s right for you. Medical Detoxification: This detox plan involves tapering down the dosage […]

Why Opioids Are Addictive Opioids are drugs that act on the nervous system to relieve pain. Continued use and abuse can lead to physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms. They come in tablets, capsules or liquid. The reason of their being addictive is not unconnected with the fact that they affect the brain function. Heroin is […]

What New FDA-Approved Medications Can Treat Opioid Addiction? The most recent addition to medical technology designed to curb the use of the opioid substance is a response to the massive death spike the United States has seen in the last decade. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014, a record number […]

OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT Opiates are a subset of opioids that are naturally occurring and come from the opium poppy plant. Most opiates are considered to be scheduled narcotics by the United States because of their highly addictive properties. They are usually prescribed as pain relievers, cough suppressants, or are sometimes used as anesthetic for some […]