In the US, at any particular point, more than 1.4 million Americans are addicted to cocaine. In addition to this, cocaine’s harsh effects are sending hundreds of thousands of people to hospitals – in 2008, more than 480,000 of the 2 million ER visits due to drugs were attributable to problems with cocaine.
Smoked cocaine (crack) or powder cocaine that usually goes up the nose — both drugs are brutally strong stimulants that increase heart rate and body temperature while they constrict blood vessels. They have been known to cause cardiac arrest or heart attack among seemingly healthy people like the famous case of basketball star Len Bias in 1986. Millions more people lose their health, their possessions, families, jobs and self-respect to the drug.
Millions of families seek addiction recovery for those trapped in crack and powder cocaine use so they can get their loved ones back.
Like any drug, cocaine has its own set of withdrawal symptoms that prevents addicts from being able to walk away from the drug whenever they want. Cocaine withdrawal usually starts with a severe crash of energy. The person in cocaine withdrawal will feel fatigued, agitated, anxious and depressed. He will usually feel restless and may be unable to feel any pleasure in any part of life. She will always feel an intense craving for that stimulating drug again. This all by itself can be so sharp and compelling that it sends the person back to crack or cocaine use again.
One of the reasons that the Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program is so effective among cocaine addicts is that is offers a tolerable method of getting off the drug and getting started with recovery.
For each cocaine addict starting the Narconon drug rehab program, withdrawal starts with generous doses of nutritional supplements. Research has shown that drugs and other toxic substances deplete the body of its nutritional reserves, and addicts seldom eat well or take good care of themselves. So those starting withdrawal at Narconon centers are usually in rough physical shape. Withdrawal is easier when each person starts getting nutritional help right away.
In addition to B vitamins and vitamin C, those in cocaine withdrawal also get generous doses of calcium and magnesium that relax the muscles and help ease aches. The Narconon supplement program for withdrawal also helps lift nutritional causes of the depression that can be so crushing at this time when you don’t have good support.
Every person in a Narconon withdrawal also is guided through simple, gentle exercises that extrovert the attention and provide relaxation. These exercises are repeated frequently throughout the waking hours. The result is most cases is that the person has mild and tolerable cocaine withdrawal symptoms.
When a person makes it through cocaine withdrawal in a positive manner and when they feel good at the end of it, this puts the whole recovery process in a positive light. No one has to suffer an agonizing, desperate withdrawal from cocaine when the Narconon drug rehabilitation program can make it a tolerable, positive start to a new lifetime of sobriety. Call now to find out how you can help someone you love recover from cocaine addiction.