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Physical Dependence

Addiction is a combination of psychological and physical dependence. Some symptoms of each overlap, so what is physical dependence? A combination of things occurs within the body and the brain, which makes walking away from drugs or alcohol difficult. This difficulty is often downright painful. Let’s take a closer look. Body and Brain Changes in…

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Xanax Withdrawal Timeline

Withdrawing from a drug can be a scary experience. The professionals at Granite Recovery Centers can help with Xanax withdrawal treatment in New Hampshire. Below is more information on the Xanax withdrawal timeline. While withdrawing from taking Xanax, knowing what to expect can make the experience less scary. Xanax Withdrawal Timeline There are a variety…

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What is Fentanyl?

You may have started hearing about fentanyl more often lately. What is fentanyl? Intended to treat the pain from diseases such as cancer, fentanyl is a synthetic opioid. It is fifty to one hundred times more powerful than morphine. This drug started as legal. Today fentanyl is mainly a pain reliever for people no longer…

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What Is Lean?

Lean is a seemingly innocuous cocktail but has become a deadly recreational drug. Manufactured by mixing large amounts of prescription cough syrup, generally Promethazine, various codeine medications, carbonated beverage, and hard candy. Often, potency is underestimated because of a candy-like taste and being sipped. If you or a loved one are looking for Lean addiction treatment…

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Opioid Addiction Symptoms

Opioid abuse and addiction have continually increased throughout the United States. Used in several medications as common painkillers, it hasn’t been until recently that doctors fully understood the constant impact usage that the drugs could have on an individual. Due to this, many people who are battling opioid addiction started taking the drug due to…