Symptoms of Drug Withdrawal

*+-The symptoms of drug withdrawal are perhaps the biggest curse of addiction. The certainty that one will become desperately ill if he stops using drugs is a big reason a person stays trapped in addiction. Heroin addicts talk about “getting sick” when they start suffering withdrawal symptoms because they feel so miserable and may vomit and suffer diarrhea, muscle spasms and chills. They talk about “getting well” when they can get their hands on more heroin or other opiate. With each type of drug, the withdrawal symptoms vary – sometimes greatly. What most people are familiar with is withdrawal from…

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What Are The Components of Drug Withdrawal

*+-What is drug withdrawal? It is the experience that a person who is addicted to drugs goes through at the outset when quitting. A drug addict may also face withdrawal symptoms when he or she can’t get another fix and has gone longer than normal without using the drug. If you have ever been a regular coffee drinker, you can get some idea of what drug withdrawals are like when you think of how you feel when you skip your morning cup. You might feel a headache, or perhaps you get irritable and snappy with your family or co-workers. This…

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Narconon International First Step program bringing a helping hand to more of troubled Mexico

*+-Not too much over a year ago, Clark Carr, president Narconon International, was invited by Laura Capaceta, a United States citizen born in Mazatlan, to offer the first Narconon First Step Workshop to drug rehabilitation centers in Mexico. They started with two Catholic 12 Step centers directed by Laura’s nephew, Victor Capaceta. Victor, himself a former drug addict, after doing 12 Step (Alcoholics Anonymous) work, had also gone to Narconon Navojoa in Sonora and graduated the full program. The simple, practical First Step program was wildly popular with his staff and interns (students) and workshops were delivered to other 12…

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