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Understanding Process Addictions

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 12, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 A process addiction relates to behaviors that a person feels out of control to stop. Some refer to these as behavioral addictions. Recently, scientists have connected many aspects of these problems to similar brain responses that occur with substance use disorders. Consequently, treatment for…

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Long-Term Effects of Painkiller Abuse

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 8, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 Painkillers can both improve lives and steal them. When used correctly, they can improve the lives of people with both acute and chronic pain. However, abusing these substances contributes to the development of many effects of painkiller abuse. Since these drugs are often legal…

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PTSD and Drug Addiction

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 4, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after experiencing a single traumatic event or a series of them. When the mind has difficulty processing the trauma, it can create extreme emotions or even numbness. Unfortunately, to deal with the effects of the trauma, some people…

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Signs of Alcohol Poisoning to Watch For

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: October 27, 2020 Updated: December 4, 2020 If you aren’t careful, a night of so-called carefree drinking can lead to life-threatening physical conditions. Alcohol poisoning happens when an individual consumes too much alcohol during a short period. People can suffer from the illness regardless of their weight, gender, or alcohol tolerance…

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5 Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: October 18, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 Synthetic marijuana first appeared in the 1980s, a byproduct of researchers searching for new ways of treating diseases like multiple sclerosis and HIV. The year 2008 marked the first appearance of the drugs on the market for recreational use in Germany. Synthetic marijuana quickly spread to…

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Different Types of Depression

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: October 15, 2020 Updated: December 4, 2020 Most people think of depression by grouping it into two different categories. There is the “regular” depression that most people experience from time to time. Another, more severe condition is called clinical depression, which requires treatment by a mental health professional. Thinking in such…