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Vertava Health of Mississippi Blog

Our blog offers information on addiction-related issues and topics for recovering individuals and their loved ones. Here, you can seek information about substances of abuse, side effects, treatment, current medications, therapy, inpatient programs and more.

Four Reasons People Get Hooked On Heroin

Over time, the brain becomes acclimated to heroin, producing less and less of the desired effect. People addicted to heroin find they need...

Jan 20, 2020

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3 FDA-Approved Medications For Heroin Addiction

Overcoming heroin addiction is always a challenge, regardless of how long or how frequently you have used the drug. Over time, researchers...

Jan 20, 2020

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4 Ways Heroin Affects The Brain

When you use heroin, you’ll experience a range of changes throughout your body. In the brain, these changes can be both severe and...

Jan 20, 2020

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5 Symptoms Of Heroin Withdrawal

If you’re preparing to come off heroin, you may wonder what symptoms you can expect to experience after the drug leaves your body. Every...

Jan 3, 2020

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5 Health Effects Of Heroin Addiction

Heroin is a highly addictive drug that creates feelings of euphoria and strong cravings after stopping use. Without proper intervention,...

Jan 3, 2020

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Heroin Overdose Timeline

For someone who uses heroin, a fatal heroin overdose is the most feared outcome. Heroin overdose is incredibly common among people...

Jan 2, 2020

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3 Long-Term Effects Of Alcohol On Your Body

For people struggling with alcohol abuse, the long-term effects of this disease can take a significant toll on the body, including damage...

Dec 11, 2019

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6 Signs Of A Heroin Overdose

People rarely die quickly from a heroin overdose. Failing to recognize the signs of an overdose results in many deaths that could have been...

Dec 10, 2019

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7 Ways Alcohol Impairs Your Brain

Getting prompt treatment for alcohol use disorder is critical to protecting brain health and reducing the risk of long-term damage. Here...

Dec 2, 2019

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