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22 Jun
Tramadol Withdrawal - MD Home Detox

Tramadol Withdrawal

Tramadol addiction can be a life-threatening medical condition. Tramadol, which is classed as an opioid, is often used to treat short-term and long-term pain. When used under the supervision of a doctor, tramadol can help people live normal lives. However, it can be highly addictive – millions of people struggle with abusing tramadol.   What […]

15 Jun
Do I Have a Drinking Problem Signs of Alcoholism - MD Home Detox

Do I Have a Drinking Problem? Signs of Alcoholism

Are you worried that you or your loved one has a drinking problem? It’s difficult to be objective when trying to figure out this drinking puzzle. Denials, rationalization, and emotions lead to confusion – making it difficult to draw a line between what is acceptable and what is going too far. A standard picture of […]

06 Jun
The 7 Most Addictive Legal Drugs - MD Home Detox

The 7 Most Addictive Legal Drugs

When most people think about substance abuse and addiction, they typically think of cocaine, meth, and heroin. However, there are many dangerous legal drugs. Being addicted to legal drugs can be just as dangerous as being addicted to illicit drugs.   1. Ritalin: One of the Most Addictive Prescription Drugs Ritalin is a medication that […]

01 Jun
I Need Help, I’m Addicted - MD Home Detox

I Need Help, I’m Addicted

Drug addiction should be taken very seriously. It’s a mental health problem – not a problem of moral failing. If you are suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, it’s important that you seek help as soon as possible. Denial feeds addiction. But it’s necessary that you admit to yourself and your loved ones that you […]

25 May
How To Detox From Alcohol - MD Home Detox

How to Detox From Alcohol

Alcohol is among the most difficult substances to quit. Detoxing from long-term alcohol addiction is particularly hard on the body. The fact that alcohol is legal and readily available only complicates matters. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms begin quickly – approximately eight hours from the time of the last drink. Withdrawal symptoms can be severe (even fatal), […]

16 May
Fentanyl Addiction: A Growing Epidemic - MD Home Detox in Los Angeles, CA

Fentanyl Addiction: A Growing Epidemic

What is Fentanyl? Over the last several years, Fentanyl has become one of the most widely abused drugs in the United States. A synthetic opioid with a similar chemical makeup to heroin, it is commonly prescribed for a variety of medical ailments. It can be 50-100 times more potent than morphine. It is typically used […]

02 May
Helping a Loved One Struggling Through Addiction - MD Home Detox

Helping a Loved One Struggling with Addiction

Few experiences feel more helpless than watching someone you love destroy themselves with drug or alcohol addiction. Living with that person during active substance abuse only compounds the stress. Regardless of whether the loved one is a partner, parent, or child, it can be agonizing. The situation must be handled with care.   What To […]

25 Apr
How Denial Feeds Our Addictions - MD Home Detox

How Denial Feeds Our Addictions

Denial is one of the biggest obstacles to overcoming a substance abuse disorder. It casts a long shadow – keeping us from beginning, trying, or even being aware. We want to shed light on the process of denial and paint a picture of what it looks like for a person who is actively abusing drugs […]

19 Apr
Will Addiction Treatment End Your Career? Not if MD Home Detox has anything to say about it.

Will Addiction Treatment End Your Career?

Not if it’s Done the Right Way. Many people will avoid seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction because they don’t want to rock the boat at work. They have extreme anxiety about losing their job or hurting the long-term prospects of their career if they take the much needed time to address their addictions. On top of that, […]