Doctor insights on:
Why Does Chocolate Help Opiate Addicts
Im currently detoxing off of 5 mg liquid methadone ( i was at 120 mg) this is the 3rd day and I am in immense pain.. Any help i was at 120 mg 3 months ago... Detoxed all the way down to 5 mg... Was on liquid methadone for 2+ years and an opiate addict for
Opioid addiction: The most important thing to address is your opioid addiction with a professional. Weaning yourself of opioids may lead to far more problem in the process. Clarity detox (ioot) is a great program to assist you to get clean and stay clean. Get your life back! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a current addict to smoking herion. I relapse due to emotions. On Suboxone. But can opiates help maintain depression? No one understands me.
Yes and no: Sometimes people use opiates or heroin because of depression. Sometimes people develop depression because of their use of care when or opiates. The term dual diagnosis is usually used when people have an addiction problem plus a depression problem. Both things need to be treated. Antidepressants counseling or exercise would help with the depression. ...Read more
I take 25mg zoloft for anxiety. I am a recovering opiate addict. Heard Wellbutrin could help, also take adderall (ADD) & suboxone. Dr likes zoloft. ?
Opioid Addiction: It depends what kind of pain is being treated and at what level it is being addressed. Body develops tolerance to opoiods so the requirements gradually increase. Usually the dose needs to be ibcreased. Dilaudid ior Oxycontin are strong and last resorts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been an opiate addict for more than 15 years. I takenaltrexone, Suboxone and attend aa. I fail at everythingi do. Am i done?
Your mind & body: In addiction, your mind tells you stories that are simply not true. ("i fail at everything i do, " etc.) you are alive and breathing, so there is more right with you than otherwise. Addiction to opiates can also bring physical withdrawal when you stop. No one needs to do this alone. Aa & na will continue to work with you as long as you work with them. Lapses are usual, and do not mean failure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a Specialist: You need to see a pain specialist or a drug detox program. Both should be able to get you off the opiates. The fellowship trained pain specialist will have options for you to use or try interventions that may help relieve your pain while coming off opiates. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Relapse: Anyone wishes that they would not relapse . But it is a very common part of the problem. We cannot expect perfection of ourselves or others. This not the end of the world. This is the beauty of "a day at a time." get back to the system you were using. The bright side is you didn't take opiates. You will see i often say that it's not the drug it's why you use the drug. Deal with the triggers. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Why do recovering opiate addicts crave chocolate?
- Why does chocolate upset my stomach?
- Why does alum help canker sore?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Why does cold water help when u have a tooth ache?
- Cold water and toothaches
- Does hot chocolate help a sore throat?
- Why do opiate addicts crave sugar?
- Talk to a anesthesiologist online for free