I have no energy after detox 2 weeks ago for suboxone! i was on suboxone for 18 months after a 6 year opiate addiction!my energy levels are depleted, even non existent!i take b12, per my physician but feel nothing.what can i take or do to help with my
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Your : Your addiction seriously depleted your emotional, spiritual and physical energy. It is likely to take a while to build back up your reserves. Reachieving health will require attention in many areas. Are you going to 12 step meetings? This is a great help spiritually and to support sobriety. Are you eating healthfully? - 5 servings of vegetables and 4 of fruit per day, at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water. Keeping your body moving? Have you considered deep breathing, yoga and medical acupuncture to assist with your renewal ? Take care.
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Addiction Medicine 26 years experience
This is the problem!: This is the biggest problem with trying to come off any opiate--the profound fatigue and even depression. And, unfortunately, there is absolutely nothing you can take to make it go away.B12 is useless. The reason is that you feel this way because you are used to having opiates and you don't have any. Opiates/suboxone is the only thing that will help. Your call--back on subs or feel lousy!
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