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What to Expect When Detoxing From Painkillers

August 22, 2017|Detox, Substance Abuse, Treatment|

For many, the topic of detox is frightening. Those who have struggled, or do struggle, with addiction, are most likely aware of the unpleasant withdrawal effects the brain and body undergo when they don't take more of a substance before the prior dose begins to wear off. Withdrawal signs manifest as the body adjusts to the lack of chemicals it previously learned to rely on. As those levels change in the body, the body adjusts and withdrawal signs present themselves. This is why the process of detoxing from painkiller medication can be so unpleasant; but with the right detox program, [...]