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Opioids’ Effect on the Heart

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 19, 2022 Updated: August 25, 2022 A frightening trend is worrying medical professionals regarding individuals addicted to opioids: a dangerous heart infection called infective endocarditis, as well as other drug abuse-related heart infections, is on the rise. Prescription and synthetic opioid abuse,…

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Recovery from Opioid Use Requires Multiple Treatment Options

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 24, 2019 Updated: December 1, 2021 Opioid addiction research mostly focuses on the prevention, development, and consequences of this disorder, without concentrating on individuals who have recovered from their addiction and how they attained their recovery. A research study focusing on…

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Using Opioids During Pregnancy is Dramatically Increasing in Prevalence

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 6, 2019 Updated: December 1, 2021 Opioids are physically, mentally, and psychologically damaging to the user. Problematically, as opioid use and addiction are steadily increasing, the use of opioids during pregnancy is also on the rise. Unfortunately, the use of these…