Tag Archives: Vicodin Withdrawal

Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction

Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction

Many people can’t understand how someone becomes physically dependent or develops an addiction to an opioid pain medication, such as Vicodin, Dilaudid, OxyContin, Duragesic and Norco, prescribed by their doctor. Understanding the following key concepts can help: The brain controls everything we think, feel, say and do through neural networks and brain maps. Pain is in theContinue Reading

Vicodin Withdrawal Symptoms | Help

Vicodin Withdrawal Symptoms | Help

Vicodin Withdrawal – what should I look for? does that mean I’m addicted? what can I do? I have had a lot of questions regarding Vicodin addiction and withdrawal of late and thought it would be helpful to share the following resources from NIDA to answer common questions. This is not to be construed asContinue Reading

Vicodin Withdrawal – Dealing With Symptoms and Using Triggers

Vicodin withdrawal — understanding how to deal with symptoms and using triggers can help. [Readers interested in this topic may also find Lisa Frederiksen's 2014 post, Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction helpful.]   The following is a guest post by Art Coburn, founder of the Drug Addiction Therapy Guy website and the Heroin Addiction Help Guide website. Art is aContinue Reading