How Opioid Use Affects the Heart

Treating Opioid Addiction

It is well-known that opioid use can be dangerous. While prescribed opioids can bring much-needed relief to patients who are in severe pain, they also present risks. If you or a loved one is addicted to opioids, you need to know that other health issues could be looming. You need to get professional help in […]

Suboxone Withdrawals

Suboxone Detox and Withdrawals Asheville Recovery Center

Quitting opiates is no small feat.  The nausea, diarrhea, sweats, chills, cravings, irritability, runny nose, sleepless nights, mood swings, headaches, cramps and restless legs are a terrifying prospect for someone who decides to get clean.  However, thanks to science, things can be a bit easier.   In the past, methadone was the go-to drug when trying […]

Pain Management Alternatives Without Opioids

Man sitting on the floor holding his led in pain

Doctors and drug manufacturers once thought it would be a great idea to promote the benefits of opioids. About thirty years ago, they started prescribing them for both major and minor pain management. Patients who had never abused drugs were all of a sudden prescribed medication that would soon become habit-forming. As the years went […]

Getting Over a Pain Medication Addiction With Pain Management

Pain Medication Addiction Asheville NC

Millions of people are living with chronic pain. It causes many individuals to be very uncomfortable every day. There is a large number of prescriptions available for dealing with the pain. Unfortunately, these pain meds are known for causing people to become dependent on them. And, those who have a pain medication addiction often find […]