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The Journey to De-addiction | Cadabam’s

The Journey to De-addiction | Cadabam’s



Recognizing addiction or dependence problems in your loved ones is harder than it meets the naked eye. Recovering from dependence is a prolonged and challenging process that needs time and support from loved ones. 

At Cadabam’s, we ensure that you receive the right and personalised treatment for your dependence disorder with the help of state-of-the-art facilities, designed treatment options and highly experienced and qualified specialists and doctors. If you or your loved ones would like to experience a holistic approach to treatment and rehab facilities, do contact us. 

What is Addiction?

Addiction or dependence is a chronic disease that can severely affect the brain’s function, cause demotivation, and lead to memory problems. If you know someone with addictive or dependent behavior, you’ll notice they crave for substance abuse and other behavioral issues. They often ignore other important aspects of life and fail to support vital desires. Common signs of addiction include:

  • Displaying a lack of control
  • Unable to stay away from a substance
  • Frequently showing aggressive and weird behavior
  • Withdrawing from social situations and ignoring relationships
  • Ignoring risk factors
  • Showing withdrawal symptoms and needing additional doses of a substance

Types of Addiction

While addiction is commonly associated with substance abuse like drugs and alcohol, there are other addictions like gambling, shopping addiction, and others that are equally detrimental to mental health. In short, addiction is when a person cannot abstain from using a substance or indulging in a particular activity despite the negative consequences experienced. Addictions that can damage physical and mental health and are usually divided into behavioural and substance addiction, these include: 

  • Dependence on drugs like nicotine, marijuana, tobacco and others, including alcohol dependence
  • Use of inhalants like cleaners, spray paints, and aerosol products
  • Using both illicit and non-illicit drugs regularly
  • Gambling
  • Excessive shopping which is often accompanied by impulsive buying even when not required

Ice Addiction

This dependence is the use of the drug methamphetamine that is available as crystal meth used as smoking. The habit can result in severe damage to physical and mental health. It’s a very strong drug and requires a host of treatment options to work together to stop the addiction.

Food Addiction

Though consuming a variety of food is considered healthy or an art, someone eating in excess quantities that can affect health and nutrition is suffering from food addiction. The preoccupation with food becomes so severe that they will go to any lengths to get an unusually excessive amount of food to eat. The problematic signs are:

  • Consuming until the person gets completely stuffed
  • Having the urge for other food frequently even after completing and being full
  • Spending more time eating at the cost of relationships
  • Feeling restless when there is a lack of food
  • Experiencing sleep disorders

Can Stress Cause Addiction?

Since the 1970s, research has illustrated a new picture of stress and addiction. Not just has it become evident that a few people taking addictive substances don’t become dependent, yet in addition that apparently generous practices, not including ingesting substances, have begun to be perceived as dependence, including issue betting, shopping compulsion, food enslavement, PC habit, and even sex fixation.

Addiction seems to be an attempt to manage stress in a manner that doesn’t exactly turn out for the person. While you may get some transitory alleviation from stress through the medication or conduct you become dependent on, that help is fleeting, so you need more to keep adapting to stress.

Harmful effects of addiction

  • Weakness to crazy issues, mental and social issues 
  • Poisonousness, the danger for which increments when an individual is dependent on both liquor and tobacco 
  • Issues with the law: brought about by disabled judgment and danger taking conduct, or due to investigating unlawful intends to get hold of their next portion 
  • Sexual openness (especially among young ladies) and the chance of contracting explicitly sent illnesses 
  • Danger taking conduct because of inebriation: this could incorporate brutality, wild driving or sexual conduct, causing abusive behavior at home, mishaps and wounds

Tolerance and withdrawal

Withdrawal indications are the physical and social changes that happen when an individual quits utilizing a substance that they are subject to. There are two kinds of withdrawal manifestations: actual withdrawal indications and enthusiastic withdrawal side effects. Regular actual withdrawal manifestations incorporate quakes, perspiring, variety in pulse, queasiness, stomach related issues and seizures (in extreme cases). Passionate withdrawal indications incorporate nervousness, diminished focus, social withdrawal, disturbance and anxiety.

Overcoming Addiction

There are several treatment options that can help someone suffering from addictive behavior. These include:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Mindfulness-based approaches
  • Neurotherapy
  • Joining a self-help group
  • Making a decision to go cold turkey
  • Medications
  • Yoga and meditation

FAQs

Can drug addiction lead to other mental health disorders?

It’s normal for an individual with a chronic drug use to have another psychological sickness, however researchers say it’s hard to tell whether enslavement is the reason for the dysfunctional behavior, or whether individuals with psychological instabilities go to sedate use to “self-cure.” It’s additionally likely that a portion of similar qualities and mind districts associated with dependence are likewise engaged with other cerebrum and conduct issues, for example, schizophrenia and despondency.

What do new studies tell us about treating addiction?

Studies have indicated that medications, for example, cocaine can debilitate portions of the mind associated with critical thinking, thinking, and arranging. Therefore, researchers have searched for approaches to reinforce these circuits in individuals in danger for enslavement—for example, through conduct strategies pointed toward improving chief capacity and dynamic. Imaging concentrates additionally show that a portion of the cerebrum circuits engaged with compulsion are hindered in dysfunctional behaviors, for example, despondency and schizophrenia.

What is an opioid drug?

Narcotics are a class of medications frequently used to lessen torment, by following up on narcotic touchy receptors or compound “docking ports” in the sensory system. These medications can likewise create a sensation of rapture. Solution narcotics incorporate prescriptions, for example, morphine, oxycodone (OxyContin), and hydrocodone (Vicodin), and the engineered drug Fentanyl, which is regularly endorsed for extreme torment, for example, that accomplished by terminal disease patients. Heroin is an illustration of an illicit narcotic medication.

Disclaimer: We strive to treat our patients with dignity and utmost sensitivity. We understand that addiction or dependence needs treatment and that it is not a sign of weakness. Terms like addiction, substance abuse, addict are used not in a derogatory way but to remain relevant to user search trends and common usage. In case you or your loved ones are struggling with addiction and share a unique viewpoint on how we can improve this content for our readers, please reach out to us at info@cadabamshospitals.com.