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The Truth About PTSD

January 22, 2021

The Truth About PTSD Are you aware that 75% of the population will experience a traumatic experience characterized by the symptoms of PTSD? What traumatic experiences are most common in those suffering from PTSD: Rape Molestation Physical Attack Combat Shock Threat with weapon Accident Natural Disaster with fire Witnessed Trauma Neglect Physical Abuse Other Trauma…

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What Is Suboxone Used For In Drug Treatment?

January 20, 2021

Suboxone is a prescription medication prescribed to those who are addicted to opioids including heroin. The main ingredients of suboxone are naloxone and buprenorphine, and the main purpose of buprenorphine is to block the opiate receptors. This, in return, reverses the effects of opioids. Buprenorphine and naloxone together help in preventing withdrawal symptoms, which are…

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Can Suboxone Make You Tired?

January 18, 2021

Suboxone is an FDA-approved prescription drug that is prescribed by doctors to treat opioid dependency.  It reduces the withdrawal symptoms, which often occur once a user of opioid stops using it or reduces its usage. Numerous studies as well as the American Society of Addiction Medicine have determined that suboxone absolutely does help in reducing…

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Suboxone vs. Abstinence

October 14, 2020

For the first couple of years, a person who is abstinent from heroin or any other opioids doesn’t feel normal at all. They experience ongoing cravings, anxiety, agitation, concentration lapses, and depression. Occasionally, these symptoms are accompanied with diarrhea, leg cramps, sweating, and sleep disturbances. That is why abstinence is so difficult to maintain and…

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Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides

August 20, 2020

What is Peptide Therapy? Peptide therapy is a new and exciting way of helping you increase your health and wellness. Peptide therapy can help you increase lean muscle mass, lower body fat, improve your sexual performance, increase growth hormone production and help .repair ligaments and tendons. What are Peptides? Proteins are made of peptides. Peptides…

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My Frontline Covid-19 Experience

July 8, 2020

As a healthcare provider, I am driven to helping others. This passion is what led me into the field of nursing and advanced practice nursing. When the COVID-19 crisis hit the United States, and hospitals were inundated with illness, I began to feel that I was not fulfilling my duty, and responsibility, as a healthcare…

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Treatment of Hashimoto’s with Low Dose Naltrexone ( LDN )

June 15, 2020

Treatment of Hashimoto’s with Low Dose Naltrexone ( LDN ) Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also known as Lymphocytic Thyroiditis, refers to “inflammation of the thyroid gland.” Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common cause of of hypothyroidism in the United States. Through the years the ability of the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones often become impaired and…

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The Disease of Isolation during COVID-19

June 8, 2020

The definition of addiction, according to American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), is “a treatable, chronic medical disease involving interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experiences”. People with addiction use substances or engage in behaviors that become compulsive and often continue, despite harmful consequences. Addiction becomes a relationship between the…

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Testosterone Deficiency and Addiction

January 10, 2020

Over the past 50 years, men in western countries have experienced a progressive deterioration of reproductive function such that testosterone and sperm production have decreased. To combat this crisis, whole industries were created to provide infertility and hormone replacement therapies. But what if I told you that your addiction may be the cause of this?…

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