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Tussigon Withdrawal Symptoms, Signs, and Detoxification

I wrote an article for withdrawal.net on Tussigon, an antitussive (narcotic cough suppressant) and Schedule II opioid prescribed for cough relief in adults. The medication is a combination of hydrocodone, an opioid painkiller, and homatropine, a substance meant to discourage misuse. I discuss withdrawal symptoms, signs and detoxification.

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9 Things I Learned From My Vipassana 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat

I wrote an article on what I, and some of my fellow Dhamma sisters learned from Vipassana for SivanaSpirit.com ...

"I was forever changed after my own Vipassana Retreat. In silently turning inward for over 10 days, I was able to learn more about myself, life, and the world than I ever previously imagined. I went ahead and asked others who also sat about their own experiences, and what profound information they received that aided in their own transformation during the retreat, and in life. Here is what we all learned during and from the retreat."

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What are the Underlying Causes of Eating Disorders and Co-occuring Substance Abuse?

I wrote an article for Project Know on the underlying causes of eating disorders and co-occuring disorders, including some helpful treatment options...

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HOW TO IDENTIFY ALCOHOL ABUSE

I wrote an article for ProjectKnow on how to identify alcohol abuse in teens... 

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Delirium Tremens & Alcohol Withdrawal

I wrote this article for Detox.net on everything you need to know regarding Delerium Tremens and Alcohol Withdrawal...

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10 Tips to help with Sundowning Syndrome

I WROTE THIS ARTICLE ABOUT SUNDOWNING SYNDROME, A SYMPTOM OF A DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS. ALBEIT CHALLENGING, HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES... 

"Part​ ​of​ ​the​ ​challenge​ ​of​ ​taking​ ​care​ ​of​ ​a​ ​loved​ ​one​ ​with​ ​Alzheimer’s​ ​disease​ ​or​ ​dementia is​ ​facing​ ​symptoms​ ​of​ ​“Sundowners,”​ ​which​ ​can​ ​affect​ ​up​ ​to​​ ​​1​ ​in​ ​5​ ​people​.​ ​Sundowner's symptoms​ ​tend​ ​to​ ​begin​ ​in​ ​the​ ​middle​ ​stages​ ​of​ ​Alzheimer’s,​ ​and​ ​can​ ​fade​ ​with​ ​the progression​ ​of​ ​the​ ​disease."

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