Addiction doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Addiction often has roots in the family dynamic. Poor communication and dysfunctional patterns can lead to distress and trauma and people often use drugs or alcohol to cope. People who struggle with addiction often have parents who struggle with addiction. About half of addiction is genetic, but learned behavior… Continue Reading Why Family Therapy is So Important for Addiction Recovery
Adderall is a stimulant primarily prescribed for ADHD and sometimes for narcolepsy, but it is often misused either recreationally or to enhance productivity. Whether you have been using Adderall as prescribed or not, you may start to feel you would be better off without it and want to quit. Is Adderall safe to quit abruptly?… Continue Reading Is it Safe to Quit Adderall Cold Turkey?
Stomach trouble, including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are common during withdrawal. These may be especially severe for opioid withdrawal, which is often described as “the worst flu you’ve ever had.” Opioids slow down digestion and cause constipation. In fact, poppy seed tea is a traditional remedy for diarrhea. The problem is that your body adjusts… Continue Reading How to Treat Stomach Trouble During Withdrawal