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Opiate Detox

2018-06-12T21:03:14+00:00

In an address to a congressional committee in 2014, Dr. Nova Volkow presented findings on behalf of the National Institute on Drug Abuse regarding what she called the “serious global problem” of opiate addiction and related substance abuse disorders. As of 2012, she said, as many as 36 million people were abusing both illegal and legal opiates globally. Additionally, as many as 2.1 million Americans were dealing with substance abuse issues linked to prescription pain relievers.[1] While the popularity of certain drugs fluctuate over the years, opiate addiction is still a major national health issue today. In fact, the opiate crisis [...]

Opiate Detox2018-06-12T21:03:14+00:00

History of Opiates

2018-06-12T19:09:13+00:00

History of Opiates Read the history of opiates, and you’ll read the history of America. The use of opiates dates back to the arrival of the Mayflower in 1620, when physician Samuel Fuller brought an early form of laundanum, a tincture derived of opium and alcohol, and used it as a painkiller for those suffering from smallpox, dysentery, and cholera. From that point onward, opiates were used to treat pain. By the mid-1800s, you could find opiates in everything. It was in teething powders which were given to children, and it was an analgesic used for menstrual cramps. Of course, at [...]

History of Opiates2018-06-12T19:09:13+00:00

Kratom For Opiate Withdrawal

2018-05-31T18:58:32+00:00

NOTE: Using Kratom for opiate withdrawal is ill-advised by the United States Food and Drug Administration.   Recently, Kratom for opiate withdrawal has been rising in popularity. Many are claiming that it works just as well as Suboxone or Tramadol in addiction recovery. When it comes to effective treatment, the goal is to ease opioid addiction withdrawal symptoms without making you tired or sleepy. While Kratom is becoming more popular, there is a lot of controversy surrounding the use of Kratom for opiate withdrawal. This is mostly because Kratom does not have a documented, legitimate medical purpose. Still, this hasn't stopped opiate [...]

Kratom For Opiate Withdrawal2018-05-31T18:58:32+00:00