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Sees-The-Day operates transitional housing programs, also known as Recovery Houses, for men and women in the south-central Pennsylvania region. Partial Residential programs, providing a more structured environment as well as therapeutic services, are also available.

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The Necessity of Exercise to Heal Opiate Withdrawal Pain

Posted by David Dunkle

Jan 29, 2016 5:30:00 AM

The last thing anyone wants to do during opiate withdrawal is exercise. But it’s the first thing your brain and body needs in order to heal. Healing may take some time. You must realize the necessity of exercise to heal opiate withdrawal pain and make sure that you push through, no matter how much energy you seem to lack.

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors were required to move around for the majority of their day. They were hunters and gatherers. If they did not go out to get food for sustenance, they would starve. Their bodies used up a ton of energy because it took more than a few hours in order to find food. People were much healthier back then.

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Topics: aerobic exercise increases natural endorphins, opiate withdrawal pain, exercise

8 Natural Remedies to Relieve Your Opiate Withdrawal Pain

Posted by David Dunkle

Jul 18, 2015 1:09:45 PM

Pain can easily set you back during opiate withdrawal. Opiate withdrawal back pain, restless legs from opiate withdrawal, and other annoying and aggravating physical pain is almost paradoxical for some – as many originally took opiates to relieve pain. The problem is that you treated the symptoms and not the original cause. When you take opiates, your neurotransmitters and hormones go out of whack and your entire body goes into chaos.

Suboxone is even worse however. In an article titled Suboxone: Amazing Detox Tool, Monster Maintenance Drug, Dr. Steven Scanlan was interviewed by Guinevere, from a website called Guinevere Gets Sober. He said when you take Suboxone - a partial agonist attempting to fit into the body’s full agonist opiate receptors – the body struggles to adapt to it – but is never able to do so.

To feel normal again is going to take some time and you will feel like giving up because of the infuriating, and sometimes unyielding pain you are experiencing. I encourage you not to give up, but instead utilize these 8 Natural Remedies to Relieve Your Opiate Withdrawal Pain and keep fighting.  

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Topics: opiate withdrawal pain, opiate detox and withdrawal, pain relief, natural remedies to relieve opiate withdrawal pain