How to detox from marijuana

Guide on How to Detox From Marijuana

Although marijuana is one of the most commonly abuse substances in the United States, many myths persist about how this drug can impact people. One of these myths is that a person cannot become addicted to marijuana. The truth is that many people can and do develop cannabis use disorder (which is the clinical term…

The Family Roles of Addiction

What are the Family Roles in Addiction?

If someone in your family has been struggling with addiction, it is important to acknowledge how you have been affected by their behaviors. When you understand the family roles in addiction, you will be better able to help yourself, your loved one, and your entire family.  What Do Family Roles in Addiction Mean? Substance use…

About Meth Psychosis

What is Meth Psychosis?

Meth, which is short for methamphetamine, is a powerful and dangerous stimulant. People who abuse this drug put themselves at risk for considerable harm, including a phenomenon called meth psychosis. Luckily, meth psychosis and addiction to this drug can be treated at a methamphetamine detox center such as ours. About Meth Psychosis Psychosis refers to…

How Long to Rewire the Brain From Addiction Woman Wonders

How Long to Rewire the Brain From Addiction?

What is neuroplasticity, and how long does it take to rewire your brain from addiction? Addiction can cause both functional and structural changes to your brain. When you end your substance abuse, your brain can begin to repair this damage. Clinicians refer to the brain’s ability to reorganize its internal connections as neuroplasticity. Informally, this…

Is alcoholism genetic or is alcoholism hereditary

Is Alcoholism Genetic or Hereditary?

Thanks to concerted public awareness campaigns, most people now understand that alcoholism is a disease, not a character flaw or a sign of poor self-control. But why do some people develop this disease, while others are able to drink in moderation without becoming addicted? Is alcoholism genetic, or is some other cause to blame? Is…

List of the dangerous Adderall addiction side effects

Adderall Addiction Side Effects & Dangers

For people who have ADHD and certain other concerns, Adderall can be a life-changing medication. But if someone misuses this drug, they risk becoming addicted. In the absence of effective professional care, Adderall addiction side effects can be extremely harmful and possibly fatal. Is Adderall Addictive? Adderall is the brand name of a prescription medication…

Learn the facts about percocet addiction

About Percocet Addiction

Advances in pain management medications have allowed countless people to live much more active and satisfying lives than they would previously have been able to experience. Unfortunately, as is the case with virtually every medication, the use of Percocet and other pain pills can be dangerous. Potential problems can include abuse, Percocet addiction, overdose, and…

Addiction to Xanax in the United States

Americas Addiction to Xanax

Xanax and other prescription medications have enabled countless people to live healthier and more satisfying lives. Unfortunately, as is the case with virtually every type of prescription drug, Xanax use can be accompanied by a variety of dangerous side effects, including a risk of abuse and dependence. With millions of people using this drug every…

Man with a transfer addiction is in need of help at Los Angeles Detox

Understanding and Overcoming Transfer Addiction

At Los Angeles Detox, we understand the complexities of addiction and the challenges faced during recovery. One of these challenges is transfer addiction, a phenomenon that can often go unnoticed until it has become a significant problem. In this article, we will explore the concept of transfer addiction, its causes, signs, prevention strategies, and treatment…