Opioid Addiction symptoms and side effects
Opioid addiction is a central nervous system disease that results from continuous use of opioids (opiates). Pronounced feeling of euphoria produced by opioids presents a high risk of recreational use by many people. Desire to take opioids specifically to get high leads to opioid addiction. Opioid addiction is a serious medical and social problem.
Opioid containing substances can be classified as natural, semi-synthetic and fully-synthetic. Natural opioids derived from opium poppies are called opiates. The main opiates are Morphine, Codeine, Thebaine, Papaverine. Semi-synthetic and fully-synthetis opiates are called oipiods. Semi-sythetic opioids include prescription opioid pain killers such as Dilaudid, Hydrocodone (Vicodin), Oxycontin (Oxycodone) and illegal Heroin. Fully-synthetic opioids are: Fentanyl, Demerol, Methadone.
Opiates have been used for centuries as very effective pain supressers. However, due to pronounced euphoric effect along with a relative sedative effect, they quickly gained popularity among the people who refer to them with recreational purpose. Nowadays opiods are the most commonly abused drugs in the world.
Opioids operate by attaching to opioid receptors which are mainly found in the central nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract The receptors in these two organ systems ensure both beneficial and side effects of opioids.
Opioid addiction symptoms:
The symptoms typically presented shortly after using the opioids.
- decreased perception of pain,
- rush of euphoria,
- heaviness in the limbs,
- uncontrollable craving for the drug,
- obsessive thoughts about obtaining and use of opioids,
- personality changes,
- financial problems,
- poor work or school performance,
- neglect of family responsibilities,
- social isolation,
- neglect of personal hygiene,
- drunken behavior,
- anxiety, mood swings,
- change in eating habits,
- weight loss,
- facial puffiness,
- shakiness of hands.
Opioid side effects:
Medical detoxification has long been considered something that is very useful when it comes to getting off particular drugs. If you are in the position where you feel you cannot handle your drug addiction, and it is taking over your life, the detoxification programs will help you to make the first step to quit the addiction.
The benefits of professional medical detoxification at our clinic are:
Never underestimate the power of medical detox. You will notice immediately that you have put yourself in a situation where you can finally take back control of your life. Medical detox can help you be everything you have always wanted to be.
In our clinic for drug detoxification, we have patient from all over the world: UK, Bedford, Glasgow, Toronto, Birmingham, Brighton, London, Newcastle, Los Angeles, Southampton, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Las Vegas, Nottingham, and also from Germany, Canada, Atlanta, Poland, Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Usa, Austria...
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