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Advice on dosage when taking kratom for opiate withdraw? How much?

Advice on dosage when taking kratom for opiate withdraw? How much?

It is illegal: Kratom is ill legal in the United States. I will therefore not comment on it's use beyond that. You should get yourself involved either in a suboxone treatment program or a Methadone treatment program. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When should you go to ER for opiate withdraw? My husband going thru withdraw causes his blood sugar to go up & down & to have grand male seizures.

When should you go to ER for opiate withdraw? My husband going thru withdraw causes his blood sugar to go up & down & to have grand male seizures.

Seek medical help: Sounds like you are experienced with opiate withdrawal issues. You should get help from your er or your family physician. The signs and symptoms of opiate withdrawal can be very dramatic and frightening. Frequently if you work with your physician or a de-tox center, they can come up with a plan of weaning off of the opiates. ...Read more

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What is the best way to withdraw from opiates?

What is the best way to withdraw from opiates?

Continued: Naltrexone can help with this. Counseling also provides benefits that are hide to quantify but patients tend to do better when in counseling. If there has been a history of failure with prior treatments, more prolonged therapy with subuxone should be considered. ...Read more

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Can chocolate help with withdraw from opiates?

Can chocolate help with withdraw from opiates?

Chocolate: Chocolate is a comfort food. It releases as such the endorphins which are the inside made natural body opioids. It helps. For the violent withdrawal syndrome i doubt it. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for opiate withdrawal? and if you dont take opiates everyday will you still withdraw?

Many options: There is no single best remedy but I advise a good multivit., Vit C 1000 mg every 2-3 hours, Magnesium Taurate or Glycinate, herbs like passionflower & skullcap, lots of fluids, warm baths & moderate exercise. The homeopathic remedy Nux vomica can be very helpful as can acupuncture. See http://www.balancingbrainchemistry.co.uk/72/Heroin-Addiction-Natural-Remedies.html Less an issue if not daily. ...Read more

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I've struggled for 5 years with a bad opiate addiction.Clean 6 days now, and I'm determined to stay clean.The emotional withdraws, how long til relief?

I've struggled for 5 years with a bad opiate addiction.Clean 6 days now, and I'm determined to stay clean.The emotional withdraws, how long til relief?

All my best wishes!: You've done a great thing and you are past the worst phase. This article will really help w/ the 2nd & 3rd phases. http://www.alltreatment.com/heroin-withdrawal-timeline Here is also a link to my personal website where you can leave a message as a reply. I'm very near Rolla and may be able to offer some support in your efforts. You can succeed. Be both firm and gentle w/ yourself. ...Read more