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September 5, 2019

The Truth About Adderall Addiction

Millions of Americans are prescribed amphetamines like Adderall, stimulants like Ritalin, or other study drugs to treat disorders such as ADHD. But Adderall abuse and addiction are big problems nationwide in my professional and college campus settings. Here are the facts on Adderall addiction and what to do for sobriety.
August 29, 2019

How Restaurants Are Changing to Accommodate Sobriety

It may seem like everyone around you is drinking, but statistics show that alcohol consumption is slowing worldwide. More drink companies and restaurants are adjusting to the growing tastes for sobriety with alcohol-free creations that anyone can enjoy. Here’s how restaurants are changing to accommodate sobriety.
August 27, 2019

Re-establishing a Normal Sleep Schedule after Getting Sober

You don’t need drugs or alcohol to get to sleep at night. Banyan Treatment Centers Boca Raton shares tips for sleeping sober and combating poor sleep patterns. Get a good night’s rest, follow these tips to get started.
August 23, 2019

Vitamins to Take in Early Recovery

After getting sober, it’s time to replenish the nutrients addiction has taken away. Banyan Treatment Centers Boca Raton shares the right vitamins for sobriety that can help replenish nutrient deficiencies from addiction to support long-term sobriety. Reclaim your health with the help of nutrition and vitamins.
August 1, 2019

How to Cope with Nightmares of Relapse when Sober

Nightmares about relapse happen, but dreaming about relapsing doesn’t mean that you’ll face a relapse. Banyan Treatment Center Boca Raton explores the causes of relapse dreams and what you can do if you’re having these dreams.
July 31, 2019

Celebrating Your First Sobriety Birthday

The first anniversary of your sober date is your sobriety birthday – an opportunity to celebrate how far you’ve come in recovery. Banyan Detox Boca Raton shares tips for celebrating your sobriety birthday or honoring a friend, family member, or loved one’s sobriety birthday.
June 28, 2019

Is the Opioid Epidemic Slowing?

The dangers of the opioid epidemic have been headline news for what feels like ages. But is the epidemic finally slowing and taking a turn for the better? Banyan Detox Boca Raton explores opioid overdose prevention techniques and changes in opioid prescription rates to determine the success of epidemic reduction efforts.
June 21, 2019

Is Auto Brewery Syndrome Real?

Grey’s Anatomy, 20/20, and recent news headlines all discuss a bizarre condition – auto brewery syndrome. The syndrome allegedly causes a person’s gut to become a brewery, turning carbohydrates into alcohol within the stomach and causing inebriation. But is gut fermentation syndrome real? Banyan Detox Boca explores the facts.
June 20, 2019

Remembering Anthony Bourdain One Year Later – Addiction, Fame, and Mental Health

It’s been a year since the famed chef’s death. His mental health, addiction, and fame may have been contributing factors to his untimely passing. Banyan Detox Boca Raton is remembering Anthony Bourdain and exploring how lifesaving mental health treatment can be.
June 6, 2019

Denver Decriminalizes Magic Mushroom Possession – Are They Dangerous?

Denver recently voted to decriminalize possession of psilocybin mushrooms, aka magic mushrooms. These psychoactive mushrooms can cause hallucinations, psychosis, and other effects when ingested. Still, psilocybin mushrooms aren’t exactly safe. Here’s more.
May 31, 2019
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Can Alcoholism Cause Dementia?

Alcoholism is problematic on its own, but the condition has been linked to memory problems and dementia. Banyan Boca explores the connection between alcoholism and dementia. Some alcohol-related brain damage and memory problems may be treated or even reversed.
May 28, 2019
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Meth Use Is on the Rise – What to Do

While the opioid epidemic receives national attention and substantial funding to combat its growth, another drug is causing considerable danger – meth. Meth addiction is on the rise, and meth overdoses are growing as well. Here is more on the growing meth problem and what to do to treat it.