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Suboxone treatment covered by insurance

Does Insurance Cover Suboxone Treatment?

Suboxone treatment is a life saving choice for many patients suffering from opioid addiction. Although cost and the question of whether insurance will cover the treatment may be a concern. Luckily, due to the awareness of the opioid epidemic, Suboxone is typically covered under most insurances. How much does Suboxone cost? Suboxone can be a…

Treating opioid addiction using Suboxone

Treating Opioid Addiction: Is Substituting One Pill for Another a Good Thing?

One highly underused, but successful strategy for treating opioid addiction is the use of medical-assisted treatment (MAT), such as using Suboxone, methadone, or naltrexone. This method is currently considered the gold standard in treating opioid addiction. One factor may stem from the fact that using medications to break away from opioid addiction is viewed by…

prescription drug abuse

Common Counseling Programs for Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is extremely hard to overcome but is a major accomplishment once the abuser can kick it. However, most people with opioid addiction will find that the real battle begins during the detox. This stage has been said to be the hardest because of the cravings, withdrawal symptoms and likeliness of relapse. These…

testosterone injection benefits

Bigger, Stronger, Faster: 5 Major Testosterone Injection Benefits for Adults

Testosterone replacement therapy is a common procedure for adults who have low levels of testosterone in their bodies. One of the more common treatment is using testosterone injections to slowly administer the hormone into the body. This helps recalibrate testosterone levels to reach a healthy balance. In this article, we explore what these injections are…

low testosterone myths

Learn About 4 Common Low Testosterone Myths in Adult Men

There are many advertisements nowadays that make claims about what testosterone treatment can do for adult men. However, this has led to many misconceptions and common low testosterone myths. Here are four common low testosterone myths of affected adult men. 4 Common Low Testosterone Myths Myth: Testosterone supplements will increase your sperm count.  This myth comes…

effective treatments of heroin addiction

Effective Treatments for Heroin Abuse and other Opiate Addiction

Opiate drugs are commonly prescribed for the treatment of pain. Example of opiates are morphine, methadone, buprenorphine, hydrocodone, and oxycodone. Heroin is also known as an opioid and is a substance that is both illegal and extremely addictive. When taking opiates for a long amount of time, your body becomes desensitized to the effects. This…

opiate induced symptoms

An Extensive Guide to: What Are Opiate-Induced Symptoms?

In this extensive guide, you will learn what opiate-induced symptoms are, as well as the common treatments to help fight the effects of withdrawal. To help you find answers about within this guide easier, we’ve put together an interactive table of contents. Click each link to be transferred to its section –  or, you can…

family medicine vs internal medicine doctor

The Biggest Differences Between a Family Doctor and Internal Medicine Doctor

One of the best steps you can take toward improving your health and well-being is to look for a health care provider that you can develop a long-term and trusting relationship with, whether it be a family medicine or internal medicine doctor. What’s the difference between a family physician and an internist? It’s a very…

healthy hormone therapy

The Relationship Between Weight Loss and Natural Hormone Therapy & Balancing

When it comes to weight loss, many people will rarely consider how hormone therapy can play a factor. The general population believe that all it takes is eating less and exercising more. Even though this is true for most people, this only applies to those who have normal hormone levels. Those who have perfect cortisol,…