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Not only does the Colorado Detox Helpline offer information on natural assisted detox and offer an on-call staff, but we also have a blog. Our blog is regularly updated with the latest advancements and updates in the field of detox and medicine. Feel free to browse through the blogs for more information.
September 14th, 2017 | Rachael
It is quite common to use inhalants in the form of incense, oils, resins, spices and perfumes that have the capability of altering a person’s consciousness. Most of the people look for a range of euphoric effects, such as hallucinations, exhilaration, excitement, head rush, etc. However, the extended use of inhalants can inflict a number […]Continue Reading
September 12th, 2017 | Rachael
People use a drug in combination with another to either heighten intoxication or increase the effect of the substance. Such a practice of mixing more than one drug at one time is commonly known as polydrug use. Sometimes mixing of two or more substances happen quite by chance when people are in an inebriated state […]Continue Reading
August 17th, 2017 | Rachael
Energy drinks, one of the most popular dietary supplements among American teens and young adults, are reported to contain high amounts of caffeine. Previous research shows that long-term consumption of such drinks can have serious side effects, such as palpitations, high blood pressure, nausea and vomiting, among others. Now, a new study suggests that young […]Continue Reading
July 25th, 2017 | Rachael
Teen years are marked by a lot of biological, physical, mental and emotional changes. Adolescents undergo academic stress, peer pressure, mood fluctuations, tussles with parents, fear of acceptance, and changing desires and needs. They are also highly vulnerable to the risk of substance abuse and addiction. Since the brain is still developing, it impacts their […]Continue Reading
May 15th, 2017 | Rachael
Various researches in psychology, human development and other fields suggest that early experiences in an individual’s life indicate how he or she will behave and make decisions in the future. This is called a life-course trajectory. For example, adolescents and young adults who abuse drugs find themselves in such a predicament. Past circumstances and events […]Continue Reading
April 26th, 2017 | Rachael
More often than not, individuals who enroll themselves into a specialized treatment facility for detoxification from addictive substances are likely to be malnourished. This stems from their dietary deficiency experienced during both addiction and detoxification phases. Individuals with the problem of addiction are more likely to neglect their health by not taking care of their […]Continue Reading
March 23rd, 2017 | Rachael
Scientists and health care providers continuously strive toward determining the ways to boost recovery rates among people addicted to a substance or engaged in some form of substance abuse. Due to the high relapse rates for addiction, it can become exceedingly difficult to determine whether people enrolled in recovery programs for substance abuse will successfully […]Continue Reading
March 20th, 2017 | Rachael
Addiction is a disease and though it is viewed as a craving or dependency on a physical substance, the relationship shared between the user and a substance has detrimental effects on physical, psychological and emotional health. The act of self-medication or attempts to get a high turn into an addiction over time and gives individuals […]Continue Reading
February 3rd, 2017 | Rachael
The tonic of wilderness is essential to fight away any confusion, diseases or stress, as it holds answers and solutions for most of the problems. As a result, many medical practitioners are nowadays more inclined upon making experiential therapies an integral part of recovery treatment. Of the many alternative therapies, wilderness therapy, which as the […]Continue Reading
January 25th, 2017 | Rachael
Methamphetamine or crystal meth belongs to a stimulant class of narcotic substances. It is an extremely powerful drug that acts on the central nervous system (CNS) and causes significant damage to the brain and body functions. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), meth can devastatingly interfere with functions of neurotransmitter dopamine in […]Continue Reading
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