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Purging Disorder and Addiction | Just Believe Recovery PA
Addiction

Purging Disorder and Addiction

“Purging” is a behavior that includes self-induced vomiting, laxative abuse, or compulsive exercise, which often follows an episode of excessive eating, also referred to as “binging.” However, some individuals will purge after relatively small or normal-sized meals. When a person does this regularly, this known

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How Long Does Hydrocodone Last? | Just Believe Recovery PA
Abused Substances

How Long Does Hydrocodone Last?

Hydrocodone is one of the more potent opiates prescribed in modern medicine. It is typically used in pain relief scenarios after significantly painful surgeries or medical procedures. This medication is typically prescribed for patients who can’t take other types of pain medication The challenge with

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What is Lyrica? | Just Believe Recovery PA
Addiction

What is Lyrica?

Lyrica is an FDA-approved anticonvulsant used in treating epilepsy. It also is used for treatment of fibromyalgia, herpes zoster, diabetes, or spinal cord injury. This particular drug works by slowing down the impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin, the drug in Lyrica, can

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Free Will | Just Believe Recovery PA
Addiction

Discussing An Addict’s Free Will

With as much as we now know about substance abuse and addiction, there are still a lot of questions surrounding this disease. One of those widely-debated questions is the question of an addict’s free will. What affects does dependency on something like alcohol or drugs

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Tina Drug | Just Believe Recovery PA
Abused Substances

Tina Drug

Have you heard of this tina drug? Lately, it’s been popping up in communities all over like it’s some sort of new fad. It really isn’t. In fact, it’s something we’ve been dealing with for a long time, just under a trendy, new name. Tina

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Reverse Tolerance and Other Forms | Just Believe Recovery PA
Addiction

Reverse Tolerance and Other Forms of Tolerance

Reverse tolerance, also known as drug sensitization, is, in essence, the opposite of physical tolerance to intoxicating substances. Traditional tolerance develops when frequent drinking or drug use changes the brain’s structure and function, and metabolism adjusts to the constant presence of drugs or alcohol. This

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How to Tell If Someone Is High | Just Believe Recovery PA
Abused Substances

How to Tell If Someone Is High

Drug abuse and addiction are destructive and potentially life-threatening conditions that can dramatically impact the health and well-being of those who suffer and the people who love them. It’s critical to learn how to tell if someone is high on drugs so that an intervention

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Can You Mix Zoloft and Alcohol? | Just Believe Recovery PA
Addiction

Can You Mix Zoloft and Alcohol?

Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant drug, and one of the most commonly prescribed medications in its class used today. Zoloft is most often used to relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety and panic attacks, and sometimes premenstrual dysphoric disorder. For those who experience at least one

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What Is Doctor Shopping? | Just Believe Recovery PA
Addiction

What Is Doctor Shopping?

“Doctor shopping” is a term that is defined as the actions of an individual who visits multiple treatment providers or pharmacies in an attempt to obtain prescriptions for controlled substances, such as benzodiazepines or opioids. The person may then abuse or distribute these drugs illicitly.

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Coping Mechanisms for Addiction | Just Believe Recovery Pennsylvania
Addiction

Coping Mechanisms for Addiction

If an individual becomes overwhelmed with life’s problems, such as the loss of a loved one, unemployment, a failing marriage, physical health issues, emotional instability, or comorbid mental health conditions, he or she may attempt to self-medicate with prescription or illicit drugs or alcohol. Eventually,

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