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High Functioning Alcoholic: What Is It & What Are the Signs?

Alcoholism is a disease many people are facing all over the world. High-functioning alcoholism is a controversial term for people who can maintain successful careers and lives despite having problematic drinking habits. Learn more about it when you continue reading. What Is a High Functioning Alcoholic? There is no definitive answer to this question. A

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Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia (OIH) – What To Know

Opiate-Induced Hyperalgesia (OIH) Table of Contents The following is a transcription from the above video on Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia. Hi, everybody. Welcome back to the channel. I’m Dr. B, Dr. B addiction recovery. The question I’m going to briefly dissect today is opiate-induced hyperalgesia. I’ve been asked this question many, many times, and for some

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Is Addiction Hereditary?

Is Addiction Hereditary? What’s the link between heredity and addiction? Great question. It’s a very complex issue. There are predispositions that can affect addiction potential. Oftentimes the environmental influence is the driving factor for addiction. The influencers from early on in our life are just as strong if not stronger alongside any hereditary factors. Other

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Can Prescription Amphetamines Cause Psychosis?

Can Prescription Amphetamines Cause Psychosis? Call Us For Addiction Help Table of Contents The following is a transcription from the above video on Can Prescription Amphetamines Cause Psychosis? Hey, everybody, welcome back. The question that is posed today, is formulated as can prescription stimulants or amphetamines for treatment of disorders like ADHD cause psychosis, and

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Protracted Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

Protracted Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

Protracted Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Call For Addiction Help Table of Contents The following is a transcription from the above video on Protracted Benzodiazepine Withdrawal | Complete Benzo Withdrawal Guide Hi, everybody. Welcome back to the channel. That topic I’m going to cover today, it’s actually an interesting one, and it’s titled protracted benzodiazepine withdrawal. The new

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Eating Disorders And Addiction: Common Similarities

Eating Disorders And Addiction: What Do They Both Have In Common? Table of Contents Addictions can happen alongside eating disorders. Both addictions and disrupted or abnormal eating habits can wreak havoc on the human body; causing social, physical, and mental problems, together with an increased risk of death. But, together, they are particularly harmful. If

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Painkiller Overdose

Painkiller Overdoses Call for Painkiller Addiction Help: Contact Us Table of Contents painkiller Overdose Millions of people all around the world use prescription painkillers to soothe their chronic pain. What many of them do not know is how easily they can get addicted to their chosen painkiller. Addiction does not seem to be the only

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What Is Khat? | The Addictive Herbal Stimulant

What is Khat? The Addictive Herbal Stimulant Call for Addiction Help: Contact Us Table of Contents What is Khat? https://youtu.be/Q3eWBOq7lWw Some plants and herbs are widely used for their stimulant properties. Khat is one of them. While khat is not a totally unknown plant, it’s still a subject of many misconceptions. The main purpose of

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Sublocade: It’s History and How It’s Used

Sublocade: It’s History and How It’s Used Call For Addiction Help Table of Contents The following is a transcription from the above video on Sublocade, it’s history and everything you should know about it. Hi, everybody. Today’s topic is going to be, what is Sublocade and what is it useful, uh, for those of you

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WHAT ARE THE MEDICATIONS FOR OPIATE USE DISORDER?

Best Medications Used For Opioid Use Disorder

Best Medications Used For Opioid Use Disorder Table of Contents The following is a transcription from the above video on the Best Medications Used For Opioid Use Disorder Hi everybody. This is Dr. B. Welcome back to Dr. B addiction recovery. Uh, on this channel, we discuss all things that have to do with substance

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