When a person has developed a Cymbalta addiction, they can face a challenging process when discontinuing their dependency and enduring Cymbalta withdrawal. At Alternative to Meds Center, specific methods of Cymbalta addiction help have been discovered that simplify this process and alleviate withdrawal side effects. We know of better solutions than continuing a life of antidepressant medicating. Do you wish that you, or someone you love, could live life in the way you always knew was possible?
Since depression is so common in today’s society, Cymbalta addiction symptoms may be present in many peoples’ lives, as the most common depression treatments are with antidepressant drugs; which carry a slew of potential side effects including physical dependency and antidepressant discontinuation syndrome, also known as withdrawal. Cymbalta is the brand name for duloxetine, part of an antidepressant group of drugs: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors also called SNRIs. This medication seems to be well known for Cymbalta withdrawal symptoms when trying to discontinue use of the medication, as well as other SNRIs. However, many patients who have taken antidepressants claim they were never properly warned about these serious long-term Cymbalta side effects, such as Cymbalta addiction symptoms and withdrawal.
As with other drug addictions, long-term antidepressant use may eventually lead to a serious dependence upon the drug; so serious that one cannot function without the drug. This hypothesis is confirmed by the many serious Cymbalta addiction withdrawal symptoms that may be experienced when a person forgets to take a dose or discontinues use completely. Though antidepressants are not likely to be abused, many long-term users develop an antidepressant tolerance. A tolerance means that the initially prescribed dosage is no longer producing the same effects and this problem is often resolved by increasing the dosage. The dosage may have to be increased several times during prolonged use of the drug, and often leads to Cymbalta abuse. To overcome these problems, Cymbalta addiction treatment is typically required.
When a heroin addict develops a tolerance to heroin they often increase their dosage just enough to produce the same effects achieved from the initial dosage they used. With Cymbalta addiction medication tolerance, it is very similar except for a doctor usually increases the dosage for you. There are many prescription drugs that are known for addictive properties such as narcotic opiates like Morphine or Hydro-codeine and benzodiazepines like Valium and Xanax. However, other classifications of medications can cause addictions too; such as antidepressants and antipsychotics. These addictions may be less detectable, possibly because antidepressants are abused in different ways than say, heroin or morphine. Using antidepressants, like using heroin, will cover up depression while you take the drug but all of the problems are still there and the drug will not resolve them. Moreover, as with other drug addictions, Cymbalta antidepressant addiction help is usually required to overcome this dependence.
People are often given an antidepressant without any previous investigative effort to find out why the person is suffering from depression. Do they really have low Serotonin levels and this is the only contributing factor? What about their thyroid? What about accumulated environmental neurotoxins like toxic heavy metals which ruin energy metabolism? What about food allergies where the internal swelling causes the metabolism to slow? These can all be factors. Or the person may have such a poor diet lacking in nutrients that they are unable to produce what is required for a healthy brain. Our brain is subjected to the same harms of a poor diet that our bodies are subjected to. Or maybe the individual is overwhelmed in an unfulfilling lifestyle, and needs support and a positive environment in order to make positive changes.
Most individuals are given Cymbalta after a traumatic emotional event, and then years later they are still on the drug struggling with Cymbalta addiction withdrawal symptoms if medication use is stopped. Alternative to Meds Center uncovers the medical causes of why an individual may be depressed, feeling anxious, or unable to sleep. We use lab testing to identify underlying contributing factors to depression. Our program also consists of using natural substances to create a stable neurochemistry, cessation of neurotoxins environmentally accumulated, careful medication withdrawal techniques, IV amino therapies and other nutritional therapies, peer support, personal exercise training, massage, yoga, and other healing holistic therapies that combat depression and create effective Cymbalta addiction treatment plans.
We are discovering success everyday at Alternative to Meds Center. Every week, we celebrate the achievements and successes of our participants at graduation events. Around 50 individuals attend, including family members and friends. Unbelievably inspirational tales are talked about at our events, many times recounting several years of bizarre suffering, with clarity that is truly extraordinary. This is an inspiration for us to see this because we know they have the tools now to continue living a healthy life and act as a beacon to other people. You are invited to call, talk with us, and find out the type of Cymbalta addiction help that is available.
Types Of Medications We Treat
We are licensed for medication withdrawal as a Level 2 Residential Behavioral Health Treatment Center, which is just below that of a Level 1 hospital. According to our licensing agency, we are the most committed in the State of Arizona, possibly the country, at helping people reduce and eliminate the need for medications. Most treatment centers actually put people on drugs and provide minimal counseling and a poor diet. We specialize in withdrawing people from psychiatric medication in a relaxed, luxurious, retreat-like setting.