Opiate Withdrawal: Recovery Tips and Timeline
Withdrawal can be one of the toughest steps in beginning recovery from opiate addiction. Just know that you’re not alone in your struggle. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, around 9 percent of Americans will end up abusing opiates throughout their lifetime. Overcoming opiate addiction is a tough process, but it’s not impossible. Part of making it through the opiate withdrawal process involves understanding it.
Remember, the experience is only temporary. After a week you’ll start to feel much better physically.
The tips below will help mitigate some of the initial withdrawal effects.
- Leafy greens
- Wild fish
- Nuts, seeds and olive oil
Some useful vitamins and minerals include:
- Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
- Black Seed
Overcoming your opiate addiction shouldn’t be something you have to do alone. If you or a loved one is currently suffering from opiate addiction, reach out to the team of professionals at The Recovery Village today to learn more about treatment options.
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