Tag Archives: Addiction

Process of Detoxing from Oxycodone

Man detoxing Oxycodone is a narcotic pain killer and is most commonly prescribed for moderate to severe pain. It is highly habit forming and can lead to addiction mainly due to the fact that it is an opioid [1]. Oxycodone can be taken individually but is also the main ingredient in combination drug prescription pain relievers. Prescription [...]
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How Do I Forgive My Spouse Who Betrayed Me in a Sexual Addiction?

Spouse holding hands The devastating fallout of sexual addictions is de-stabilizing and wreaking havoc on the average American family. It’s been reported that 50% of all men and 30 % of all women have an active engagement with pornographic material (and here’s the sad truth, most studies show that it’s not much different in the Church). We’ve traded [...]
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Dangers of Lexapro Use and Alcoholism

Woman in the shadows Lexapro, or brand name escitalopram oxalate, is an antidepressant and antianxiety. Lexapro is an SSRI and prescribed to treat generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and other mental health issues. Lexapro affects the brain by blocking the reuptake of serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter which affects mood. SSRI drugs are known as one of the [...]
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Ibuprofen: When Use Goes Beyond Pain Relief

Couple hugging and watching sunset on the beach Ibuprofen is commonly prescribed for relieving pain, mostly swelling and inflammation. It is also a common and main ingredient of various over the counter (OTC) medications for fever, headache, cold, osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and back pain [1,4]. If pain to too strong, and OTC Ibuprofen does aid in pain management, then a [...]
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When Shame Stops You From Getting Help For Your Sexual Addiction

Woman on the shore You have probably heard at some point that addiction and denial go hand-in-hand. There is an even tighter hand-in-hand connection that any addict in recovery needs to become familiar with—one that could make or break recovery. Have you considered just how dependent we are upon our bodies to understand our environment, and live effectively? If [...]
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