How to Reduce Cravings for Alcohol and Drugs

How To Reduce Cravings for Alcohol and Drugs

Cravings for drugs or alcohol are common among people in substance recovery. Unless you can reduce your cravings, you may find it hard to avoid a relapse and remain in recovery. Fortunately, effective treatment can help. Furthermore, according to a recent drug and alcohol cravings study, one such treatment is NAD IV therapy. If you…

woman struggles with risks of prescription benzodiazepines

Risks of Prescription Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are medications that the FDA has classified as tranquilizers, sedatives, and sleep aids. Benzos serve several legitimate medical purposes. However, they’re also misused by almost five million Americans. Along with this misuse come risks for a range of serious problems, including addiction. If you become addicted to one of these medications, you…

man struggles with effects of stimulants and anxiety

Stimulants and Anxiety

Stimulants are a classification of substances that speed up your brain’s average activity level. As strange as it may sound, this increased level of activity can actually ease feelings of anxiety. This helps explain why stimulants are used in the treatment of ADHD. However, stimulants may also have the opposite effect on your anxious feelings.…

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The Benefits of Drug Detox Before Addiction Treatment

Seeking professional drug detox for the withdrawal process is easier and less uncomfortable for those who may experience withdrawal. It consists of going to a hospital or detoxification clinic and seeking support through the length of the most severe withdrawal symptoms. At Springfield Wellness Center, we provide NAD+ treatment to help patients through the worst…