Vicodin Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline and Treatment

Vicodin Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline and Treatment What is Vicodin and What Does It Do? According to MedicineNet, Vicodin is a combination of Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is a narcotic pain-reliever and a cough suppressant, similar to codeine. Hydrocodone blocks the receptors on nerve cells in the brain that give rise to the sensation of pain. […]

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What is Detox and How Long Should It Take?

What is detox? Detox is the very first step of recovery once someone enters treatment. When you have been abusing a substance for a period of time, your brain becomes chemically re-wired to depend on this substance. When the substance is no longer in your body, withdrawal symptoms begin. This is also known as being […]

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Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety is the feeling of fear or apprehension over a perceived or possible danger or challenge. In other words, anxiety is the fear of something that is not real or not currently happening. It is a future oriented mood state. Addicts often experience anxiety – before going into treatment and as part of the withdrawal […]

Anxiety