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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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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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Methylphenidate Side Effects | Just Believe Recovery PA
Prescription Drugs

Methylphenidate Side Effects

Methylphenidate, more commonly known as Ritalin or Concerta, is a central nervous system stimulant similar to amphetamine. It is used to treat ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and narcolepsy. It is considered very effective, and generally, methylphenidate side effects are mild and rare. However, there

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Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia | Just Believe Recovery PA
Prescription Drugs

Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia: How Drugs Increase Pain Sensitivity

Hyperalgesia is a medical term describing a condition in which the patient has an increased sensitivity to pain. It is often caused by damage to nociceptors (sensory nerve cells) or peripheral nerves. Opioid-induced hyperalgesia is, therefore, pain sensitivity caused by the use of opioids. This

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quaaludes | Just Believe Recovery PA
Addiction

What are Quaaludes?

Quaaludes are sedative drugs that saw the height of recreational use and addiction in the 1970’s and early 1980’s. However, they’ve banned for more than 30 years now. But certainly not every banned drug disappears. So what happened? Why were quaaludes so dangerous, and how

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Emotional Sobriety | Just Believe Recovery PA
Abused Substances

Unresolved Trauma Fuels Your Addiction

There is no denying that trauma and addiction have a deep connection- they’re like a dysfunctional relationship that’s hard to let go of. Each fuels the other’s fire, and the longer the two go undealt with, the more they become ingrained in our lives. The

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Abused Substances

How to Socialize for Sobriety & Success

“Your energy is the sum of the company you keep” The true quote goes something more like this: “you are the average of your five closest friends”,  and I don’t necessarily find that to be true. You can have a best friend or family member

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