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Just Found Out My Boyfriend Has A Meth Addiction Can He Recover
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more
Meth addiction: One the most promising treatments for meth addiction is something called prometa. A november, 2011, double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in the journal addiction concluded that prometa is ineffective. "the prometa protocol, consisting of flumazenil, (clonazepam) Gabapentin and hydroxyzine, appears to be no more effective than placebo in reducing methamphetamine use, retaining patients in treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy ones: If you're in recovery from meth, that is a hard road. You've used a lot of your resilience in your habit, and now need to build it up again. As many fresh fruits and vegetables as you can eat, leafy green salads, and lean meats like chicken and wild alaskan salmon would be good. The latter will help replenish your omega-3's to stabilize neuronal membranes. Whole foods that are not processed. ...Read more
I'm currently recovering from meth addiction. A lot of what i read online is negative and makes me feel hopeless. I really can be okay again, right?
I am proud of you: You really can be ok again! you need a support group, of those who have walked down that same road. Make sure you have a good caring doctor, and at least one close friend to run to and hold you accountability http://www.Drugabuse.Gov/publications/drugfacts/methamphetamine http://teens.Drugabuse.Gov/educators/curricula-and-lesson-plans/mind-over-matter/methamphetamine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Please see the resources on the following website. There are some helpful things listed that you can do to improve your energy and the hotline numbers should also be helpful for you as well. Best wishes on your road to recovery. www.crystalrecovery.com/meth/ask-michelle-questions... Supporting recovery for methamphetamine addiction 24 hour crystal meth helpline 1-800-559-9503. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am want to quit and reccover from crystal meth addiction and I cannot take methadone or for that matter most all pain med. Makes me sick, will this?
Take The First Step: Methamphetamine addiction is a formidable enemy that can be beaten, but not without hard work and dedication. Individuals using the 12-step method, adopted from the treatment of alcoholism, have the best chance of beating their addiction. There are 12-step programs across the country that can offer help, support and guidance. For more information check out this site: www.Crystalmeth.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Start w/your doctor: Meth addiction brings with it many health problems, including tooth decay, risk of hiv/aids, and hepatitis b & c. You may need an inpatient program. Matrix model, a comprehensive behavioral treatment approach that combines behavioral therapy, family education, individual counseling, 12-step support, drug testing, and encouragement for nondrug-related activities, is one approach that can help. ...Read more
Home ket or go to: To the doctor.Crystal meth tests can be conducted with home test kits or urine and blood sample may be sent to a pathology laboratory for more accurate testing. The body breaks down and excretes half of the methamphetamine within 24 hours. Byproducts may be detectable in the urine up to 72 hours after use while blood testing may reveal methamphetamine metabolites up to 4 to 6 days after use. ...Read more
Addiction: A harmful pattern of use characterized by tolerance, withdrawal, using more of the substance than intended, persistent desire or unsuccessful attempts to cut down or stop using, significant periods of time spent using or obtaining the substance at the expense of other major life responsibilities, and continuing to use despite the knowledge of significant adverse effects on your life. ...Read more
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