Saturday, 18 March 2017

Advice on taking Opioids from Addiction Specialist herself

Opiod Withdrawal

Opioids are the medications which are commonly prescribed to relieve pain and most commonly prescribed by doctors in United States. Over the past 10 years, their usage has increased dramatically and so has increased the number of clients seeking outpatient drug addiction treatment for prescribed medications.Opioids are commonly prescribed by doctors after surgery or to help patients relieve with severe acute or chronic pain.Opioids are most commonly prescribed by doctors in United States today. These powerful medications must be taken only as directed by physicians.

In general, opioids are friendly, safe and manage pain effectively and rarely cause addiction. But studies have shown that opioids are safe only when it is taken exactly as prescribed by medical professionals. The problem arises when they are abused.

Yes, Addiction specialist Dr. IndraCidambi specifies about some of opioid medications which can be highly addictive. Dr. Cidambiarticle “Erase Your Pain.” is featured in Health Magazine in the section titled, “What to Know About Taking Opioids”, Dr. Cidambiexpertise provides readers an insight about how opioids work and how addictive they can be. Oxycodone and Codeine these medications attach to opioid receptors in the body and brain to reduce the perception of pain. They produce a feeling of relaxation and euphoria and can be highly addictive warned byM.D Medical Director of Center for Network Therapy in Middlesex, New Jersey.  So, she advises to take opioids only when absolutely necessary. She advises to take at the time of crippling agony after an accident, or at the time of any major surgery. In general she advises to limit the use of these drugs as much as possible. Dr. Cidambiadvises that most of the time for acute injuries hardly you need it to take more than few days. But if your doctor wants to prescribe you for longer than a week, ask for other options.

Dr. IndraCidambinationally acclaimed chemical dependence expert offers Ambulatory Detoxification from opiates (heroin, pain killers) Alcohol, Benzodiazepines and Suboxone. Also addresses benzodiazepine withdrawal, alcohol detoxification and opiate (pain pills, heroin) withdrawal.

Dr. IndraCidambi, M.D at Center for Network Therapy,  unproven medications (Suboxone, Librium, Valium, etc.) and protocols that are used in an inpatient setting. CNT does not provide detoxification from opiates rapidly as it is not proven to be safe. CNT’s services are utmost of high quality. In contrast to inpatient detoxification, clients can safely return to the comfort of their own bed each night. CNT provides Wi-Fi access and allow our clients to keep their cell phones. Keeping gadgets helps patients to minimize the disruption and tension of clients day today life  as they can stay in touch with family, work and school. Also very important, clients are able to practice the skills that they learn daily come back the other day and discuss what actually worked and what they struggled with. Therapists are calibrated to work individually with patients to help them in areas they struggle

All detox-related medications are provided to the patients at no cost by CNT. At Center for Network Therapy, nurses and ASAM board certified physicians monitor the progress of patients throughout the day and titrate medications. Each day at CNT consists of 8 hours of structured treatment – group/individual therapy and self-help groups. In that Family, involvement is strongly encouraged. The length of stay is between 7 and 14 days.

Friday, 10 March 2017

6 effects of alcohol abuse on your skin

Most of us must have gone through it!!!  Following day after a fun night out with young girls affects our skinand it starts looking tireddrained and dull the next day. Even though, it’s good to have a glass of red wine from time to time, excessive alcohol drinking definitely affects the way your skin looks and feels.

Talking about effects of alcohol on your skin and how well you can detox your skin to keep intact the freshness and glow is very important.

Effect1: Dull skin
Excessive alcohol drinking or alcohol abuse can affect the skin in a bad way. The skin begins to look dull, tired and even grayish, rather than ruddy and fresh. For a safe detox, and to fight bluntness and dull skin, it is important that you have a lot of fresh fruits, leafy veggies, especially, oranges, grapefruits which are rich in vitamin C. It is important to combat the problem from the root and lead healthy lifestyle.

Effect2: Dryness of Skin
Over alcohol consumption can lead to the dryness of the skin as well as to the entire system. Best way to deal with this is to drink lots of water after a night out.The quicker you’ll get rid of toxins of alcohol – the better it is. Water is something that really helps your skin from inside. But you should also ensurethat you moisturize your skin from the outside; apply good and useful lotion, make your favorite facial mask from home remedies.

One good homemade facial mask that you can apply that can help infuse moisture and ‘life’ back into your skin: Mix half a cucumber with a tablespoon of plain yogurt in your blender. Apply the thick layer of this on your face for around 15-20 minutes. You can then rinse with lukewarm water and you will see that your face will be fresh and renewed.

Effect3: Excessive Alcohol can encourage the appearance of wrinkles
Excessive intake of alcohol leads tothe dehydration of the system, which in turn can lead to wrinkles and dried up face. Some of the remedies to get rid of alcohol abuse are as follows
Cutting down on excessive alcohol consumption,smoking anddrinking lots of water each day (6or more glasses in 1 day), eating less of the artificial sugars or even or avoiding it altogether if you can and also eating lots of healthy fresh fruits and vegetables. These and following remedies are surely beneficial but do keep in mind to consult the detox specialists in case of serious problems. You can consult specialists at  Center for Network Therapy is licensed ambulatory detox center at Middlesex, New Jersey.

Effect4: Dark circles under eyes and eye puffiness
Excessive alcohol consumption can leave face and under eyes with dark circles. So, how to get rid of bags under eyes and dark circles? Well, first of all, make sure drink it in moderation; also make sure you have enough of beauty sleep and finally, there are plenty of homemade remedies for facial masks that can help you get rid of dark circles and puffiness under your eyes.
Almond Oil, cucumber etc. are the natural ingredients that benefits skin around your eyes, and lighten dark circles.

Effect5: Loosing skin elasticity
Excessive drinking can prompt to hanging of facial elements and the loss of skin flexibility. This is the reason, those who exaggerate with drinking have hooded and droopy eye lids, big bags under eyes and loose skin around the chin and neck. This sounds so dreadful, that it cuts any craving of drinking alcohol.

Effect 6: Acne and skin redness
Excessive drinking of alcohol, eating junk food, staying up and dancing all night long, as well as keeping your makeup on your face all day and then, all night long,  causesa big stress on facial muscles and breakouts and skin redness. Acne is majorly caused by bacteria and eating of greasy and junky foods, but redness can be caused by broken capillaries (often around the nose and cheeks area)