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What is Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction is a condition in which a person develops a compulsive habit of taking drugs. An addict is unable to control the use of drugs. He continues to have the drugs, despite being aware of the harm they cause. People become addicts because of various reasons. Initially, it may be voluntary, out of curiosity, to have a good time, or to ease problems such as stress and depression. Some people take drugs to improve athletic performance. Once a person starts having problems at a physical, mental, and social level due to drug intake, it is a clear indication of drug addiction. An addict does things to get the drug which he normally wouldn’t do, such as stealing. Drug addiction makes a person dull, lacking in energy and motivation. People are mostly addicted to alcohol, cocaine, morphine, heroin, marijuana, hallucinogens (LSD, PCP), and crystal meth. Homeopathy is an effective way to deal with drug addiction. Homeopathic treatment for drug addiction uses a three pronged approach to address the problem. Firstly, homeopathic medicines help in recovering from symptoms that a person is experiencing because of the drugs. Secondly, they help in curing withdrawal symptoms. Lastly, homeopathic medicines help a person to fight the compulsive habit of drug taking. Homeopathic medicines are very safe and effective and are free from any toxic effects. Homeopathic treatment along with proper counseling can help a person regain control of his life.

What are the Symptoms of Drug Addiction?

The common signs and symptoms of drug addiction are dullness, confusion, headache, vomiting, hallucinations, and insomnia. An addict has a sense of euphoria and an elevated mood. Indifference to, and a reduced sense of pain are also present. Red eyes, a dry mouth, and violent throbbing are seen in people who are addicted to drugs. Drug addiction is a severe problem, and patients experience withdrawal symptoms when they try to stop the use of drugs. These withdrawal symptoms are similar to the effects of drug addiction.

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