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How to Manage Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

Like other opiates, heroin impacts the brain’s reward system while building the body’s tolerance to the drug’s euphoric effects. To keep feeling the high produced from the drug, the user increases the dosage. This eventually leads to a heroin overdose or addiction. Once the user stops using heroin, they may experience moderate to severe withdrawal…

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Can You Die from Heroin Withdrawal?

Can you die from heroin withdrawal? Although it is rare, it is possible to die from severe heroin withdrawal symptoms if you have a severe or long-term addiction to the drug. Some of the leading causes of death during detox include electrolyte imbalance or extreme dehydration due to diarrhea and vomiting. With the threat of…

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What to Look for in a South Florida Heroin Detox Center

Heroin is one of the most dangerously addictive drugs present in our society and has been for decades. Falling prey to heroin addiction will likely require you to spend time in a heroin detox facility. Detox is a process where doctors supervise you as you step down from your addictions. Tapering your use from an…

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What’s the Typical Heroin Withdrawal Timeline?

When addiction strikes an individual, they often feel like they are isolated, alone in their struggle. But, if you or a loved one is suffering from heroin addiction, you’re not alone.

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Can I Quit Heroin Cold Turkey?

Let’s be honest. The road to recovery will not be easy. Getting clean and staying clean will be one of the hardest things you have ever done. But the decision to leave heroin behind will also be the best decision you have ever made.

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Heroin Detox Timeline

The heroin detox timeline can begin within hours of your last use. Since heroin intoxication only last several hours, you can begin to deal with mild withdrawal symptoms within six hours of abstinence. Symptoms will continue to get worse for several days.

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