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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Recovery Setback (Overview)

Recovery setbacks are common and occur for a number of reasons including inherent aspects of the disease process or nature of the addictive substance itself and personal factors such as lack of support.


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What does it mean to have recovery setback? My aunt wants to know.

Recovery Setback: During any course of psychotherapy, one can only work on a finite number of problems. A 'setback" can mean problems not addressed the first time around. It can also mean an internal or external overwhelming stress has pushed the limits of adaptation and "time to go back the the drawing board". ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
23 doctors shared insights

Recovery Setback (Overview)

Recovery setbacks are common and occur for a number of reasons including inherent aspects of the disease process or nature of the addictive substance itself and personal factors such as lack of support.


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How do I know if I need recovery?

Your asking: Just by the fact you are asking the question i suspect you need it. But in all honesty good for you to be at least thinking about it. Past that i dont know from what. Talk to your doctor or counselor. Short answer, recovery is a different way of life and can affect how you handle any situation better and without a substance. Not a bad place to be. Lots of people ready to help as well. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a pe?

What is the recovery time for a pe?

Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, and follow up care. ...Read more

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What's good for a workout recovery?

What's good for a workout recovery?

Warm down, rest: Warming down after a workout (light aerobic movement at low intensity) will help keep stiffness at bay. Resting worked muscle groups allows recovery. Best to work different muscle groups on consecutive days. Cross training ( switching from running to cycling, for example) helps avoid injury. ...Read more

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What should I expect during recovery at home?

More specific?: ...Recovery from what? I'd love to help, but this question is unanswerable. ...Read more

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Is starting some mild excercise helpful after recovery from a big illness once you start feeling up to it? Can excercise help build the body back up?

Is starting some mild excercise helpful after recovery from a big illness once you start feeling up to it? Can excercise help build the body back up?

Exercise program: As long as you do not have an exercise restriction from your doctor, yes starting up an exercise program can be very helpful. There are many benefits to regular exercise: boosts energy, boosts mood, helps prevent chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes, and improves sleep. Remember to start slow and increase strength and stamina as your body adjusts. ...Read more

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How long to people stay in recovery?

Recovery for What?: Please clarify and re-ask this question.

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What should I do about prolonged exposure to mothballs? We finally got them out of the house, i think, but physical recovery seems extremely slow.

Unclear question: You have not mentioned your exact symptoms and what type of exposure you had. You will be best served seeing your pcp and also calling the local poison control center. They will be able to give you a lot more info on moth ball associated poisoning. ...Read more

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What're the stages of recovery?

Can you please: Specify what type of recovery you are referring to. Clarify ; re-ask. ...Read more