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Healing The Addicted Brain

– A Biological Look Into The Mind Of An Addict Healing the addicted brain is not an easy task. We all know that drugs are addictive and that the effects of opiates on the body are bad, but few of us know what causes the addiction on a biological level. In this article we are […]

Methadone vs. Suboxone: What choice is best?

Recovery options for addicts today offer a wide range of programs to suit many different individual needs. In my opinion, and also what worked best for me was “Maintenance Therapy”. The two main maintenance therapies available right now are Methadone and Suboxone. This article takes a detailed look at the differences of both.

Toward an Individual Approach to Methadone Therapy of Heroin Addicts

Between 750,000 and 1 million people in the United States are addicted to heroin, a semi-synthetic opioid made from the seeds of opium poppies. This highly addictive, illegal drug is converted in the brain into morphine, which binds to opioid receptors (which normally bind pain-relieving peptides produced by the brain) to produce a euphoric rush […]

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