Addiction is a word typically used to describe a person's dependence upon a substance or habit, either physically or psychologically. Though traditionally used in relation to the abuse of alcohol or drugs, people also use addiction to describe an unhealthy focus on other areas ranging from food to video games. What does the Bible teach … Continue reading Anyone Wonder What the Authority of the Bible Says About Addiction?
If you are feeling weighed down and sluggish, it may be time for my secret detox drink, which can help cleanse your body and make you feel rejuvenated. For many years, I’ve added detox drinks to my health regime because as toxins leave my body, I feel clear-headed and energized. Plus, recipes like this one don’t require … Continue reading Secret Detox Drink Recipe (A Natural Detox Drink Recipe)
While tapering patients taking prescription opioids off of the medication is associated with a lower risk of overdose if the patient stops taking the drug, it can also lead to increased risks of overdose if it leads to the patient switching up dosages, according to a new JAMA study. Why it matters: This is yet another obstacle to solving … Continue reading FOR DOCTORS & THOSE OF YOU TRYING TO GET OFF OPIOIDS BY YOURSELF: You can INCREASE Your Chance of Accidental OVERDOSE!
You may never have heard of diatomaceous earth before, but chances are you’ve consumed or used plenty of products that contained it. So what is diatomaceous earth? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a natural product made up of fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Composed of the cell walls/shells of single cell diatoms, it easily crumbles to … Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth? Should This be a part of your Health Regimen?
Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as Kratom, is a large tree in the Rubiaceae family native to Southeast Asia. It is said that Kratom affects the human brain similarly to an opiate, although there is no conclusive clinical data proving how the alkaloids work in relation to the human brain. But that certainly hasn’t stopped people from … Continue reading Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!
You probably know that heavy metals are bad for you. The research out there about the effects of heavy metals on the body is astounding. The most common heavy metal contaminants can cause harm to every single part of your body. We’re surrounded by these metals all the time—we’re putting them into the air, our … Continue reading HOW TO AVOID AND DETOX FROM HEAVY METALS
I am posting the article below for those of you who insist on benzo tapering on your own - despite the risks of VERY SERIOUS, EVEN FATAL SIDE EFFECTS. You truly need to be tapered in a medically supervised setting (hospital or detox facility) by a board certified addictions medical doctor. That all said, I … Continue reading 3 Tips for Tapering Benzodiazepines or Sleep Meds (hypnotics)
An over-the-counter anti-diarrhea medication has been linked to a spike in overdoses and deaths among people abusing it to alleviate opioid withdrawal symptoms, experts say. This drug is known as Loperimide (generic) and Imodoium (brand name). This is a very SAFE drug when used properly for diarrhea. It is NOT intended for opioid detox and … Continue reading This Diarrhea Drug is Killing People Trying to Kick Opioids. Here’s the Story.
You don’t expect the New Yorker and Mother Jones to be places where you read anti-marijuana articles, but Tell Your Children, the new book by former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson is knocking some people flat. The book examines what we know scientifically about marijuana use, and it turns out to be pretty damn scary. I have never been a pot … Continue reading Second Thoughts On Pot
A typical scenario is going to your doctor with some type of pain, anxiety, or mood issues. He (or she) gives you a few brief moments to describe what's going on and then offers you Vicodin, Klonopin, and/or an antidepressant. The entire scenario exists in the space of about 30 seconds. You happily leave the … Continue reading How Much Time Did Your Doctor Spend Informing You About The Probability of Addiction, Organ Damage & Premature Death BEFORE He Gave You Your First Opioid, Benzo, or Antidepressant?