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Should I Use Kratom for Opiate Withdrawal? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

Should I Use Kratom for Opiate Withdrawal?

Kratom, scientifically known as Mitragyna speciosa, is a tropical plant found in Southeast Asia that has become well-known as a potential treatment for opiate and opioid dependence. In low doses, this substance works as a stimulant, and in higher doses, as a sedative. Unfortunately, its

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heroin nodding | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

What Is Nodding on Heroin?

What Is Nodding on Heroin? Nodding is exactly what it sounds like. Once heroin takes effect, a person may go in and out of consciousness in a manner that seems much like sleeping. Drug abuse causes many changes in a person’s behavior, and nodding is

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How Long Does Methadone Stay in Your System
Detox

How Long Does Methadone Stay in Your System?

Methadone has a half-life between 8-59 hours, which is the length of time needed for half the dose to be eliminated from a person’s system. It takes as many as five half-lives for the drug to leave the body entirely. For this reason, methadone can

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Trazodone Withdrawal and Detox | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

Trazodone Withdrawal and Detox

Trazodone is a commonly-prescribed medication belonging to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is intended to treat depression and anxiety and is also an effective sleep aid. It accomplishes this by preventing serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain,

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How Long Do Roofies Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Do Roofies Stay in Your System?

Rohypnol, commonly known by the street name “roofies,” is a benzodiazepine that is a popular date rape and party drug. The half-life of this substance (the time it takes for the body to eliminate half of the dose) is relatively long and reported to be

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Crack Withdrawal Symptoms | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Crack Withdrawal Symptoms

Detox is the body’s method of clearing itself of toxic and harmful substances, including crack cocaine. If an individual struggles with addiction, his or her body has developed a dependence upon the drug. This condition causes people to feel uncomfortable after a certain amount of

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Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome? | Just Believe Detox
Addiction

What is Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome?

Alcohol is the most commonly used psychoactive substance globally. Unfortunately, excessive use of alcohol can lead to alcohol use disorder (AUD), and upon cessation, alcohol withdrawal syndrome. A survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that 140 million Americans aged

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PAWS (Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome) | Just Believe Detox
Detox

What Is PAWS (Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome)?

Drug or alcohol withdrawal symptoms are hallmarked by effects that occur when an individual has become dependent on a substance suddenly discontinues use or significantly cuts back. Both prescription and illicit drugs can produce withdrawal symptoms, and they may last anywhere from a few days

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How Long Does Vicodin Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Does Vicodin Stay in Your System?

Vicodin is a prescription painkiller that contains a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. The half-life of Vicodin—the time required for levels of the drug in the body to be reduced by one-half—is about four hours. A urine screen is the most common means of testing

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