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Drug Abuse

Can Methadone Affect My Memory?

Methadone is a medication prescribed for severe pain. It is also given to individuals recovering from heroin and prescription drug addiction.1 People who abuse these substances often change their brain chemistry. Drugs such as heroin and prescription painkillers attach to opiate receptors in the brain and intestinal system. Over time, the receptors become less and … Continue reading Can Methadone Affect My Memory?

November 11, 2018

Mental Health and Addiction Treament

Can Methadone Cause Personality Disorders?

On This Page: Methadone and Personality Disorders Recovering from Methadone Abuse Getting Help for Methadone Abuse   There is a strong link between the abuse of methadone and personality disorders. In general, there is a connection between a great number of personality disorders and opioid addictions. The more you know about the true impact of … Continue reading Can Methadone Cause Personality Disorders?

November 4, 2018

Methadone Rehab

How to Ease Methadone Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

On This Page: What Is Methadone What to Expect Ease Methadone Withdrawal Beyond Methadone Find Help Today Methadone is a synthetic opiate used to help those addicted to heroin and other narcotics get clean. When used in conjunction with traditional therapy methods, this type of replacement therapy can help people satisfy their physical need for … Continue reading How to Ease Methadone Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

April 27, 2018

How to Ease Methadone Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms
Drug Detox

Does Morphine Make Pain Worse?

Morphine is often a go-to prescription for pain management, especially for people who struggle with chronic pain. In the United States, that’s no small number: About 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain, according to The American Academy of Pain Medicine. Additionally, the FDA reports that about 23 million prescriptions were given for long-acting … Continue reading Does Morphine Make Pain Worse?

March 29, 2013

Drug Rehab

Should Moms on Methadone Have Their Parental Rights Taken Away?

On This Page: Science Has Backed Methadone for Pregnant Moms for Nearly Forty Years Confusion Over Methadone Use During Pregnancy Causes Havoc in the Justice System According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA), there were five times as many pregnant women using opiate drugs in 2009 than there were in the … Continue reading Should Moms on Methadone Have Their Parental Rights Taken Away?

November 19, 2012