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Is Drug Addiction a Disease?

“Is drug addiction a disease?” It’s a common question that many people ask if they are suffering from addiction. There are many opinions about addiction, and unfortunately, this keeps the stigma of drug addiction alive, often preventing individuals from getting the support they need to heal. For most people, drinking or using drugs recreationally isn’t…

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When and How To Do An Intervention

As a disease, addiction doesn’t discriminate. It can affect anyone at any time, no matter their age, race, or class. Yet like any disease, addiction can be treated with professional help. Individuals must educate themselves on what to look out for to get their friends and loved ones the treatment they need. Because many individuals…

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The Detox Benefits of Chiropractic Care

The benefits of chiropractic care are far more than just proper alignment. Researchers have recently found that misalignments in the spine can cause problems with how the brain functions. These misalignments basically interrupt the function of neurotransmitters that are responsible for sending messages in the brain. As a result, some patients are unable to ward…

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Beat Addiction With Psychotherapy

There are many different treatment options available for addiction recovery. While detox is the first step, counseling and psychotherapy are important components in any treatment plan. With the right treatment, patients can go on to live healthy, happy lives.Why Psychotherapy Can Help the Recovery ProcessWhen someone develops an addiction, they have more than a physical…

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How Do I Find Out Is Weed Addictive?

One question many people ask, “Is weed addictive?” For many, there isn’t an easy, short answer. There’s a common argument that marijuana is a safe substance because it’s all-natural. Several states have now made it legal to some degree. Addiction involves continued action despite adverse consequences, and this is not only possible but common with…

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Don’t Fear Detoxing from Alcohol

There’s plenty of information about rehab for a wide variety of substance abuse problems. But when it comes to detoxing from alcohol, a lot of what’s out there is misinformation. As a result, people who need help are afraid to reach out for it. But don’t let this be you. At Beaches Recovery, our team…

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Is Hydrocodone Bad for You?

When you’re being treated for chronic or severe pain, your doctor may consider adding hydrocodone to your treatment plan. While hydrocodone is not harmful in and of itself, its potential for abuse is something your doctor considers when prescribing it. In answering the question, “Is hydrocodone bad for you?” your doctor will likely consider your…