Steroid Withdrawal

Steroid withdrawal isn’t particularly dangerous, but it can be very uncomfortable. Ending steroid abuse, addiction and dependence is essential for preventing devastating health effects down the road, which for men include decreased sperm count, shrinking...

How Long Does Withdrawal Last?

How long does withdrawal last? That’s a question every treatment center hears on a daily basis. Withdrawal, after all, is dreaded by every individual who has an addiction, whether it’s to nicotine or heroin. How long withdrawal lasts depends on a number of...

What’s It like to Detox from Opioids?

Detoxing from opioids isn’t a walk in the park, but it’s not impossible, and with the right support it also doesn’t have to be miserable. Because a person’s body and brain are so adapted to the presence of opioids, they will experience opioid detox...

Detox Can Help You End Addiction for Good

This is the final article of the four-part series What to Expect During Detox. Read part three, What to Expect from a Professional Detox Program. According to the Principles of Effective Treatment outlined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, detox alone does...

Withdrawal Symptoms Associated With Detox

This is part two of the series What to Expect During Detox. Read part one, What, Exactly, Is Detox? Different drugs produce different detox symptoms during withdrawal, but not everyone experiences all of the possible symptoms of withdrawal from any particular drug....