Herbs can be used effectively to ease symptoms of withdrawal such as sweats, muscle spasms, cravings, anxiety, nausea, and so on. Our son has been struggling with opioid-opiate addiction for some time now and has tried to stop using opioids many times and in every way possible. He only experienced symptom-free withdrawals was when he … Continue reading Natural Herbal Remedies for Opioid-Opiate Withdrawal
This is the 1st of a 2-part series explaining herbal strategies that I use and prescribe to patients in clinic to allow for a full long-term recovery from opioid dependency. Part 2 explains how Chinese herbs are used for brain damage due to opiate use. Types of herbs used for opioid withdrawal are linked here. … Continue reading Opioid Addiction Recovery Does Not Stop With Withdrawal-Rebuild Your Health with Herbal Remedies! Part 1
This is the second in a 2-part series explaining how patients in my clinic typically go about utilizing herbs and acupuncture for a painless, symptom free withdrawal from opioids. I will detail specific herbs used in future posts, but you can find our Chinese Herbal Clinic formulas for opioid recovery linked here. For patients on … Continue reading Natural Treatment Options for Opioid-Opiate Withdrawal-Part 2 Tapering Method
For those attempting to quit opioid using naturally with acupuncture and herbs, there are two common approaches: tapering and cold turkey. We will review going cold turkey off of opioids in this, Part 1, of this blog entry, and weaning off of opioids in Part 2. Many patients come to my clinic wanting to immediately … Continue reading Natural Treatment Options for Opioid-Opiate Withdrawal Detox-Part 1 Rapid Detox
Dr. Catherine Browne's motivation to write a book about opioid addiction came from her family's personal tragedy.