Holistic Medicine for Heroin Addiction
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Holistic Medicine for Heroin Addiction

The trend toward functional medicine practices in healthcare continues unabated. Where traditional medicine diagnoses and treats outward symptoms, functional medicine is directed toward treating patients with a “systems” approach, meaning…
How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine
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How Long Does Heroin Stay in your Urine?

Urine tests to identify heroin have been in existence for decades. Used by private citizens to test their children, schools who administer random drug testing, or athletic programs that have a zero tolerance policy, these simple tests provide…
heroin addiction following prescription
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Heroin Addiction Following Prescription for Opioids

Opioid addiction is an insidious disease that shows no favoritism. Anyone who is prescribed a painkiller following surgery or an accident is vulnerable to becoming dependent on the drug, rich or poor, young or old. No one goes to the pharmacy…
How Do You Die from a Heroin Overdose
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How Do You Die from a Heroin Overdose

With the drug epidemic now regularly reported on in the mainstream media, and overdose deaths affecting people in all walks of life, some may wonder how do you die from a heroin overdose? It seems perplexing that so many more of these tragic…
Heroin Detox Timeline
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Heroin Detox Timeline and Recovery Options

When approaching the all-important detox and withdrawal process, it is helpful to have a general understanding of what to expect. Being mentally prepared can help one gear up for this first crucial step in achieving freedom from the grip of…
Can You Die From Heroin Withdrawal
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Can You Die From Heroin Withdrawal?

A Common Question: Can You Die From Heroin Withdrawal? After an extended period of using heroin, and suffering the many related consequences, you are ready to get clean.  It wouldn’t be at all unusual to have ambivalent feelings about taking…
Heroin Detox Orange County
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Heroin Detox Orange County

Quality Heroin Detox Offered in Suburbia Heroin addiction has crossed all socioeconomic borders in recent years, with a drastic uptick in suburban enclaves.  The days of assuming that living in a nice neighborhood where the kids attend good…
help for heroin addiction
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Orange County’s Dirty Little Secret

Heroin Overdose Induced Deaths Soared in OC Drug overdose induced deaths soared to a whopping 400 last year in Orange County alone. This is a 6 percent increase from last year, and a 60 percent increase from 2005, just twelve years ago. The…