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Learning More About Alcohol Liver Damage

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 24, 2020 Updated: November 22, 2020 Liver damage is one of the most common and devastating complications of alcoholism. If you are drinking significantly – in terms of frequency or the amount – you could be at risk for developing this condition. For many people with alcohol use…

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Various Drug Withdrawal Symptoms

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 17, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 People often wonder why a person can’t summon the willpower to get sober on his or her own. Typically, a person will relapse within the first week or two of trying to get clean because the symptoms of drug withdrawal are so…

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What Alcohol Withdrawal is Like

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 3, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 To end an addiction to alcohol, you will have to go through withdrawal. Sadly, many individuals are so worried about what alcohol withdrawal will be like that they choose not to get sober at all—having a better understanding of what to expect…

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Tapering Off Xanax

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 21, 2020 Updated: December 16, 2020 Like the many other medications individuals take for issues like anxiety, Xanax may involve side-effects. It’s important to understand what these are, so you can seek help if you’re experiencing them. Taking Xanax for an extended period of time often results in…

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How to Detox from Oxycodone

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 19, 2020 Updated: December 16, 2020 Prescription opioids like oxycodone have a high risk of addiction and dependence. People who are recovering from surgery are sometimes prescribed opiates in order to cope with the pain. When taken over an extended period of time, oxycodone affects the brain’s ability…

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The Dangers of Heroin

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 7, 2020 Updated: December 16, 2020 When it comes to overcoming addiction, knowledge is power. One question that many people ask is before detoxing is, “How long do the effects of heroin last?” Those who struggle with heroin or know someone who does should know the answer. Those…

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Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 21, 2020 Updated: February 20, 2020 Some alcoholics avoid addiction treatment because they worry about the severity of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Medically supervised detox makes it possible to give up drinking safely and comfortably. However, many question what exactly is withdrawal like and what happens after? Understanding the…

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Heroin Withdrawal Timeline

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 23, 2019 Updated: June 25, 2020 The heroin withdrawal timeline describes how long it takes for the drug to leave the body and withdrawal symptoms to subside. While detox and withdrawal can take place at an addiction treatment center, some people try to self-detox at home. This is…

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Experiencing An Overdose? Drug Overdose Symptoms to Watch For

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 1, 2019 Updated: October 23, 2019 If you’re curious about drug overdose symptoms, it’s likely that you or someone you love is struggling with addiction. Living in fear that someone you love may be overdosing on drugs can take a massive toll on your life. At Crestview Recovery,…

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Vicodin vs Percocet: What’s the Difference?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 18, 2019 Updated: September 30, 2019 Vicodin and Percocet are both brand names for prescription painkillers. Both drugs contain combinations of opioid ingredients and acetaminophen. Both are considered highly habit-forming narcotics. These drugs should only be prescribed for the relief of short-term pain. Taking either drug long-term can…