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Addiction Is Not A Brain Disease

The shouts from the rooftops are overwhelming: addiction is a disease, and no one can handle it without seeking medical attention.

People never refer to cancer as the disease of cancer. It remains to be cancer because we are all aware that cancer is a disease. It is proved that we cannot hide the symptoms of cancer with ordinary measures. Therefore, a qualifier is not needed in this case.

Additionally, drug addiction and excessive drinking of alcohol isn’t a disease. Calling it such would imply we are rubbing the whole issue the wrong way; otherwise, we may have to rethink the definition of the term disease. We are going to analyze a few key points to disapprove our notion of perceiving addiction as a real disease.… Read the rest

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Facts and Myths About Hair Drug Testing

What Is A Hair Drug Test? In hair drug testing, also called hair drug screening, a person’s hair strand is used to find out which drugs were used by a person during the past few months. A small sample of hair is used, so the drug test identifies and measures all the molecules that are present in your bloodstream during the past 90-180 days. This type of drug test can tell the metabolic use of the drug that was produced after the drug was consumed by the human body. How Long Does Marijuana /Weed Stay In Your Hair?

So let’s cut to the chase: how long does weed stay in your hair?Read the rest

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Exponents Addiction Treatment Center

Exponents is an addiction treatment center involved to provide quality life for the individuals addicted to substance, mental illness and AIDS.

Exponent was established in 1980 as a treatment center for substance abuse and designed a treatment program named, “harm reduction”, to recover individuals addicted to drugs. Today, it helps people with all forms of dependency – from complex polydrug addictions like the ever-popular celebrity choice, alcohol + Xanax to prescription drugs and illegal drugs, including the latest synthetics.

The program was successful and its reputation has begun to grow since then.

Later in the 80’s, they modeled program ARRIVE, which focuses on education re. HIV and traditional drug treatment. This program benefited the individuals in the recovery process and also self-responsible person in the society.… Read the rest

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Addiction Treatment: Tailored To Your DNA

A DNA test is widely used throughout the world for paternity suits however, that isn’t the only option in which it can be used. Strange as it may seem but DNA testing has been used to help determine the right course of treatment for addiction. Yes, you did read right, there are now DNA tests being used for those with addiction. How can this work for you?

Understanding the Mechanics

Across America, there are rehabilitation facilities that take a sample of a patients DNA and performs a variety of tests in order to make the right decision when it comes to treating an addiction. It does actually holds some key pieces of information for doctors including what imbalances in the brain there may be. This will ensure doctors have the ability to find the right course of treatment all based on biological and genetic maths. This type of DNA … Read the rest