Drug Addiction

meditating for addiction by the pool at Lanna Rehab

Can meditating help addiction?

Meditation and mindfulness in rehab A growing body of studies supports that meditating can help with the recovery of addiction. It can, in fact, change our brains. One of the most groundbreaking studies, by Harvard neuroscientist Dr. Sara Lazar in 2005, examined how regular mindfulness…

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Symptoms and Treatment of Opioid Addiction

Opioids are a range of drugs or medications that include synthetic and semi-synthetic medicine made from opiate alkaloid derived from the opium poppy. Several of the most commonly prescribed opioid medicine such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Lortab, and Percocet, are used for managing acute pain. Opioids…

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Prescription Drug Addiction Signs and Treatment

When you use prescription medication recreationally or not in a way that’s prescribed by the prescribing doctor, then you’re abusing prescription medication. What’s more, problematic usage includes everything from snorting or injecting ground-up pills for the sake of getting high to stealing a friend’s prescription…

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Cocaine Addiction Symptoms and Recovery

Cocaine is a stimulant that's powerfully addictive. It's known in the streets as snow, rock, crack, coke, and blow. It's made from coca plant leaves from South America. Even though healthcare professionals can use the drug for medicinal reasons like local anesthesia for use in...
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