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Am I Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol?

Created On Monday, 21, October 2019
Modified On Tuesday, 29, September 2020

If you've been thinking about this question, then it probably is time to realize that yes you're addicted to drugs. You might not be seriously addicted to a drug, but clearly, if you've been thinking about the question "Am I addicted to drugs" you probably at least of a drug problem. In either case, you should seek the help of a professional thus you can ease your mind and find a solution for your drug usage.

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Technically, it is known that being addicted to drugs means that a person can't live a life without drugs in it thus they have withdrawal symptoms when there are no drugs in your system. In some cases, the withdrawal symptoms are psychological, which means the person just can't stop thinking about using a particular drug. In other cases, withdrawal symptoms are physical, which means that the person's body actually has a bad physical reaction to not having the drug in its system. The fact is all types of withdrawals can make a person have trouble living a normal life. In addition, withdrawals also make it very hard for a person not to pick up the drug that they are carving.

Another question that you might want answering is "should you get medication for your addiction". The truth is it really doesn't make sense to fix a drug problem by using another chemical drug to handle the problem thus always remember that medication can't cure your addiction. However, in certain cases, medication does need to be taken for a brief period at the beginning of treatment. Many people simply substitute one drug by using another drug. An example of this is some doctors use methadone to try and cure dreadful opiate addiction. The fact is using methadone will only take the carving away it will not cure the addiction.


Nickolaus Hayes - Author

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