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May 24, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Best Alcohol Rehab Centers – How and where do you find them?

Rehab South Florida is a comprehensive recovery center helping those struggling with alcoholism to overcome dependency to the substance.  We understand that alcohol-induced addictions are difficult to manage and cope with alone which is why we’ve published this guide that will share the top-rated alcohol rehab centers (so you can find and receive the recovery… read more

May 22, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Addiction Hurts Everyone You Love: Alison

My Story of Addiction I wanted to write about a topic close to my heart. How addiction affects our families. The reason I am writing about this topic is because I believe many people who struggle with addiction do not realize how much it affects our loved ones. From my own personal experience, it broke… read more

May 22, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Research: The Future of Addiction Treatment

How will be the Future of Addiction Treatment? The Opioid Epidemic and Substance Use Disorder has aligned itself as one of the most pressing public health concerns in the United States. It has reached such a critical stage that the epidemic has been addressed by all levels of government, and even the Surgeon General, himself,… read more

May 22, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

What are the medications used for the treatment of Alcohol use disorder

The terminology Alcohol use disorder refers to a physical and psychological state in which an individual loses control over the consumption volume and frequency. It is a progressive disorder which makes him absolutely dependent on alcohol, even for carrying out his everyday activities. According to Dr. Silkworth he may reach a state, where he can… read more

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May 22, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Musings of an old Timer – Changing Attitudes about Addiction Treatment

Should we Control our behavior or Change who we are? Past generations attempted to equip clients with motivational tools to help them see the futility in attempting to “control” their addictions. These tools were usually educational- medical with enough spiritual concepts & teaching to enable peoples to properly design & implement a “program”. Originally a… read more

May 10, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Varenicline For Alcohol Dependence – Recent Study Suggests it Reduces Heavy Drinking

Varenicline, known better as Chantix (a medication used to battle nicotine addiction), is an FDA-approved medication that may also be effective at treating alcohol abuse disorders (AUD), as the study’s results suggest.  According to the results of a recently study published in JAMA Psychiatry, Stephanie S. O’Malley, the director of the “Division of Substance Abuse Research in Psychiatry”… read more

Apr 2, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

My take on Trump’s plan for Opioid crisis

In March 2018, President Donald Trump unveiled his plan for dealing with the opioid crisis. Like his predecessor, he began his campaign with a study to examine the extent of the problem. President Trump is quoted as saying, “Failure is not an option. Addiction is not our future.” Trump’s Plan for Opioid Crisis In a… read more

Mar 31, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Opioid Crisis – Answers to Common Questions about Opioid Overdose/ Opioid Rehab/ Opiate detox

The opioid crisis plaguing the United States is one that’s ever-growing.  In 2016, 20,101 overdose deaths were caused from heroin or other opiate-induced drug. Unfortunately, it’s an issue that hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down and a solution is desperately needed.  Despite funding attempts and public awareness campaigns about the opiate epidemic, numbers still… read more

Mar 28, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Naloxone Benefits – First Responders Spending More Money on Life-Saving Antidote

What are the Naloxone benefits? A medication used to stop and reverse opioid overdose is soaring in price and is costing south Florida counties more money than ever before.  Used by first responders that arrive to the scenes of victims who overdosed on heroin or other opiate-induced drugs; Naloxone is a vitally important medication that… read more

Mar 25, 2018
by Dr. Vikram Tarugu MD

Binge Drinking Alcohol- An American Problem

Binge drinking is defined by the CDC as consuming enough alcohol in a 2-hour period to raise blood alcohol levels to .08 percent. This is likely to be five drinks for men or four drinks for women. Say what you will about the battle of the sexes, alcohol and women’s biochemistry respond differently to alcoholic… read more

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May 24, 2018
Best Alcohol Rehab Centers – How and where do you find them?

Rehab South Florida is a comprehensive recovery center helping those struggling with alcoholism to overcome dependency to the substance.  We understand that alcohol-induced addictions are difficult to manage and cope with alone which is why we’ve published this guide that will share the top-rated alcohol rehab centers (so you can find and receive the recovery… read more

May 22, 2018
Addiction Hurts Everyone You Love: Alison

My Story of Addiction I wanted to write about a topic close to my heart. How addiction affects our families. The reason I am writing about this topic is because I believe many people who struggle with addiction do not realize how much it affects our loved ones. From my own personal experience, it broke… read more

May 22, 2018
Research: The Future of Addiction Treatment

How will be the Future of Addiction Treatment? The Opioid Epidemic and Substance Use Disorder has aligned itself as one of the most pressing public health concerns in the United States. It has reached such a critical stage that the epidemic has been addressed by all levels of government, and even the Surgeon General, himself,… read more

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