What Are the Long-Term Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal?
Heroin is one of the most potent, addictive, and dangerous drugs in the world. After the first dose, many users become hooked, and their lives spiral out of control. If users try to quit heroin, they will experience harrowing withdrawal symptoms that drive them back to active use. This vicious cycle of abuse and addiction […]
What is Withdrawal Management?
Detoxing and overcoming withdrawal symptoms is uncomfortable, and can even (in some cases) be life-threatening. However, detoxification is the necessary first step every recovering addict must take to overcome their addiction and maintain life-long sobriety. Because the detox process can be quite challenging and in some instances, life-threatening, it is highly recommended that addicts looking […]
How Long Does it Take to Detox from Alcohol?
Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States; 1 in every 12 adults suffers from alcohol abuse or dependency. While alcohol is a legal drug consumed by millions of people regularly this does not minimize the reality of how addictive alcohol can be. In this article, you’ll learn more about how […]
How to Treat Drug Detox Symptoms
Drug detox is an important first step before a patient starts an addiction treatment program. While it’s important to understand that withdrawal management in a detox program alone cannot successfully end an individual’s addiction, drug detox is a necessary first step to start an addict’s recovery journey. At Sequoia Detox Center, we provide drug detox […]
How Long Does Drug Withdrawal Last?
Addiction can be both physically and psychologically challenging to overcome because of withdrawal symptoms. Over time, as your body uses more and more of an addictive substance, it becomes used to and builds a dependency on the drug. Drug dependency inevitably forces the body to crave the substance to achieve its desired effect. Failure to […]
What Medication Is Used For Alcohol Detox?
When it comes to medication, assisted treatment, many individuals wonder what medication is used for alcohol detox and what it does to help the body and the individual through the recovery process. Sequoia Detox Center provides clients with a boutique recovery experience that promotes mental and physical wellness by utilizing FDA-approved medications and treatments. Our […]
What Does it Mean to Detox From Drugs?
Choosing to make a significant change in your life is scary. For individuals who are choosing to break the cycle of addiction, this process can be even more challenging. Often, individuals who attempt to detox and stop using without the support of a medical professional experience multiple relapses until they learn to stop using. However, […]
What Are Common Withdrawal Symptoms?
Many individuals put off recovery because they are worried about the onset of withdrawal symptoms. They are unsure of what to expect regarding withdrawal signs and have heard horror stories, or, they aren’t ready to make that necessary change in their life yet. Sequoia Detox Center offers a boutique medical detox in Washington that ensures […]
Can Alcohol Withdrawal Cause Seizures?
Many believe that because individuals can drink alcohol with fewer restrictions, that it does not have the same ability to become addictive as other substances. However, this is false. In fact, because of the availability of alcohol and the social acceptability of drinking, many individuals develop problematic drinking habits that can transition to addiction when […]
How Long Does Cocaine Last in Your System?
Cocaine is a potent stimulant substance that may easily cause someone to get addicted. When injected, it produces a powerful but fleeting high sensation. Cocaine enters circulation quickly and immediately impacts the brain regardless of how it is delivered or what form it takes. Recent research has revealed that cocaine profoundly changes users’ brain structure […]