Drug addiction is an issue with many consequences, one of them being, addiction
withdrawal symptoms experienced when the drug or drugs are discontinued. These
symptoms of drug Withdrawal at times may be severe, if not life threatening.
In this Website you will find information pertaining to the drug withdrawal and their symptoms.
This site was created to be informative and beneficial
to you or someone you care for who is experiencing drug withdrawal.
Drug withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable without proffessional help.
Drug Withdrawal has
many variables. Everything from the type of drug, quantity of regular use,
to the length of time the drug was abused, factors into how intense or mild
an individuals drug withdrawal experience will be. As mentioned,
the type of drug used plays an important part in determining the length and
severity of Drug Withdrawal. An example would be withdrawal from
methadone; an individual who uses methadone over a period of several months
to years and decides to discontinue use will experience a longer and more
painful Withdrawal than an individual who discontinues using heroin.
Another factor to be aware
of during Drug Withdrawal is drug craving. Drug craving is the result
of the drug's imprinting in the memory, a pleasant association of euphoria
with the drug. The subconscious memory then motivates the individual to seek
this drug because of the false imprint. The brain, in effect, has been trained
that using the drug is the fastest way to feel good. Due to the extreme physiological
or physical pain some experience during Drug Withdrawal they can relapse
before they complete the withdrawal process. This is an important reason that
Drug Withdrawal should take place at an inpatient drug rehabilitation
center. There the individual will be removed from the immediate access to
drugs or alcohol .Drug Withdrawal
done at an inpatient drug rehab also provides the safety of medical supervision
by trained professionals who are better able to monitor the Drug Withdrawal