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According to estimates, 77 lakh  people of Indians struggle with opioid addiction. Opioid addiction is a chronic disease that can have serious negative effects on one's health, relationships, and finances. Opioids include substances like morphine, codeine, tramadol, and fentanyl. Opioid use disorder is a condition with distinct symptoms and advancement patterns which tend to become worse over the period of time. Medical treatments can help control it. Simran Shri Rehabilitation Center and  nasha mukti kendra in south Delhi  diminishing the stigma attached to addiction by addressing these substance use disorders as an illness and providing medical treatment from professionals. 

What is Opioid?

Opioid is a type of drug that is generally used to relieve pain. It is derived from the opium poppy plant. Opioid attaches to the opioid receptors on nerve cells in the brain, spinal cord, gastrointestinal tract, and other body organs,  and impedes the transmission of pain signals thus producing relief from the pain. It is generally prescribed by doctors as painkillers but if it is used regularly without any prescription it creates dependency which ultimately leads to addiction. It starts controlling our minds and is far more intricate and dangerous than most people know.

Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Symptoms of Opioid addiction include-

  •  Cravings
  •  loss in weight
  •  lack of hygiene
  •  Financial issues
  •  Avoiding loved ones and lying about drug use
  •  Nervousness
  •  Being very tired
  •  Excessive mood swings
  •  Social Isolation and lack of responsibility
  •   Drop in academic performance

Withdrawal Symptoms of opioid

A person who is addicted to opioids withdrawal symptoms within six to twenty-four hours of stopping their consumption. Opioid withdrawal symptoms differ from individual to individual. It includes-

  • Urge to intake drug
  • Feeling cold
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Loss of critical thinking and decision making
  • Abdominal pain
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Vomiting and Diarrhea
  • Tremors (shaking)
  • Loss of consciousness

How can we help someone who is addicted to opioids?

Alice Miller , a  polish-Swiss psychoanalyst said on the true meaning of drug addiction.

“What is addiction, really? It is a sign, a signal, a symptom of distress. It is a language that tells us about a plight that must be understood.”

Drug addiction is an illness that needs to be recognized and understood. If you recognize the symptoms mentioned above in someone you know then you should seek assistance from the rehabilitation centers near you. You can ask for professional assistance and medical assistance from Simran Shri Rehabilitation Center. It has various branches, one of our branches is in south delhi as well. Our nasha mukti kendra in south delhi helps the people with drug addictions and helps them to overcome their withdrawal symptoms with medication and therapy programs. You can find the best doctors and other health care providers at nasha mukti kendra of south delhi who can help your  loved one in overcoming their addiction. At Simran Shri Rehabilitation Center, your loved ones are safe and comfortable. We do not believe in seeing our help seekers as patients or addicts, but rather we treat them as members of our family. 

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