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What Are Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms?

The central nervous system stimulant cocaine (benzoylmethylecgonine) is extracted and processed from the leaves of the coca plant, which is indigenous to Central and South America. Cocaine has a deserved reputation for…

Kratom Withdrawal Symptoms

Kratom is a plant-based drug which, in different doses, produces different effects. Small doses of the drug produce mild stimulant effects, a little stronger than caffeine; in larger doses, however, kratom becomes…

Opana Detox and Withdrawal Timeline

Treating an Opana addiction can be a complicated and time-consuming process, but one that is necessary for rehabilitation and overall health. Withdrawal from Opana (or, in its generic form, oxymorphone) puts a…

Dangers of Clonazepam Withdrawal

Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine medication typically prescribed for the short-term treatment of panic disorders and sometimes seizure disorders. It is most commonly found under the brand name Klonopin, although generic versions are…

Danger of Withdrawal Symptoms

Withdrawal symptoms are a cluster of psychological and physical symptoms that occur when a person who struggles with substance dependence attempts to quit using the substance. For example, if a person…

How Long Does Valium Stay in Your System?

Valium is one of the most famous brand names for the benzodiazepine medication diazepam. This substance was originally synthesized in the 1960s, and it has been hailed as a groundbreaking medication…

Ativan Withdrawal Symptoms

As the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) explains, patent laws in America protect new pharmaceutical drugs from being copied. However, when a patent on a brand drug expires, a pharmaceutical company…

How Long Does Xanax Stay in Your System?

Xanax is a central nervous system depressant of the benzodiazepine class, commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It’s very effective at calming acute anxiety and panic attacks, and…

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

Xanax, the brand name for the drug alprazolam, is a common medication for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders. As a central nervous system depressant of the benzodiazepine variety,…

Xanax: Withdrawal, Tapering, and Detox Timeline

Overview – How Long Does Xanax Withdrawal Last? EARLY WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS (1-4 DAYS): Rebound anxiety Anxiety ACUTE WITHDRAWAL (4-10 DAYS): Dry Retching Panic Attacks LATE WITHDRAWAL (10 DAYS TO A…

Valium Withdrawal Timeline

According to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), almost 2 million American adults (who were at least 12 years old) were considered to be current abusers of a…

Marijuana Withdrawal: Effects & Timeline

Often, marijuana is deemed harmless, with many people unaware that it is possible to become physically dependent, even addicted. With changing marijuana laws and increased public acceptance, the rates of…

Heroin Withdrawal Timeline

The chronic use of heroin or any opioid drug will Heroin is a seriously addictive drug. Like all of the opioid drugs heroin use will inevitably result in some level…

Length of Suboxone Withdrawal

Withdrawal, in general, is the term that refers to the physical and emotional changes people go through when they attempt to stop taking an addictive substance. These symptoms can mimic…

Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline

Someone who engages in heavy, chronic alcohol use may become physiologically dependent on alcohol to feel okay and function as normal. When an alcohol-dependent person attempts to stop drinking or…

Troubling First-Ever PAWS Survey

The first-ever survey on Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome polled more than 1200 drug addicts and alcoholics and resulted in some fascinating and troubling statistics.  For instance, nearly 91% of addicts…

The 7 Types of Symptoms of Protracted Withdrawal

Protracted withdrawal from drugs or alcohol consists of a number of symptoms that generally begin to occur shortly after detox and the acute stages of withdrawal. While there are dozens…

Medically Monitored Withdrawal at a Florida Drug Rehab Center

A common misconception about Florida drug rehab centers is that all they do is detox. Detoxification is only a small part of the overall rehab process, and the majority of…

Marijuana Withdrawal: Is it for Real?

Supporters of marijuana often tout the idea that it’s difficult or impossible to become addicted to the drug, despite compelling evidence to the contrary. According to these beliefs, physical addiction…

How to Manage Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is the greatest threat to addicts’ abilities to complete treatment, stay sober, and lead fulfilling lives. Not only does PAWS make it difficult for rehab patients…

The Dangers of PAWS in Addiction Treatment

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is a serious threat to people who receive substance abuse treatment, and rehab specialists have determined that almost all recovering addicts suffer from this dangerous condition….

The Dangers of Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal makes detox a sometimes-painful experience, but Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is the biggest threat to addicts’ overall recovery efforts. It hampers rehab patients’ therapies, and even long-sober addicts have…

Drug Rehab – Dealing with Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is the most threatening condition for anyone undergoing drug rehab. With symptoms that flare up months and sometimes years after treatment, PAWS can cause even the…

Treatment for Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

The treatment of Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) is a key component to permanent recovery from drug addiction or alcoholism. The drug rehab process must put significant emphasis on recognizing…

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome Threat to Recovery

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is considered by many to be the biggest threat to the recovery of an addict or alcoholic. Unfortunately, education and awareness concerning this serious condition is…

Acute Withdrawal Syndrome and Detox Dangers

Acute Withdrawal Syndrome can often seem like an obstacle to recovery, but without detoxing from a substance a person can never hope to achieve sobriety. “Detoxing”  refers to the symptoms and…

Detoxification and Acute Withdrawal Explained

Detox is one of the most feared parts of recovery from addiction or alcoholism without real justification. Movies, books and television shows have dramatized the process of detoxification to the…

The Symptoms of Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

The symptoms of Post Acute Withdrawal are the #1 Cause of Relapse Among Addicts and Alcoholics For many people recovering from drug addiction or alcoholism, the most significant challenge to…

Understanding Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is often the most significant threat to a person recovering from drug addiction or alcoholism.  Unfortunately, few people that haven’t already been through drug addiction treatment…