Depending on Morphine to Solve Your Problems

Using morphine to solve one’s problems is a bit like smoking cigarettes to treat a cough, but many people still do it. Sure, no one takes morphine to fix a foreclosure problem, but a person might use it to deal with the emotional stress of losing his or her home. Other examples include using morphine to: Self-mediate anxiety, panic attacks, mania or insomnia Suppress the symptoms of depression or other mood disorders Deal with traumatic events, e.g. a divorce, job loss or death of a loved...

Why Morphine Detox Is Not Enough

Morphine hooks people with one of the strongest possible physical addictions, but the powerful psychological and sociological effects call for more than detox to achieve a lasting recovery. While detox eliminates the drug from the system, morphine is such a powerful narcotic that most experts suggest treating it like a chronic disease. That means ongoing management and maintenance and making sure the patient understands the changes morphine can cause to one’s brain chemistry. Recovering...

Treatment for Morphine Withdrawal

Morphine is a potent opiate analgesic medication and is the most abundant alkaloid found in opium. It is used to treat severe pain and suffering and has a high potential for addiction, tolerance and psychological dependence. Withdrawal Symptoms of Morphine Morphine has many dangerous side effects and also very harmful withdrawal symptoms which usually begin within 4-6 hours of the last dose. These withdrawal symptoms include the following: Insomnia Diarrhea Severe headache Severe abdominal...