Acupuncture treatment for Drug Addiction in Chennai
Drug Addiction Treatment in Chennai
Addiction to a wide variety of drugs may occur including opium and derivatives, synthetic narcotic analgesics, barbiturates, other hypnotic drugs, tranquilizers, amphetamine and psychodysleptic agents like LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) and marijuana. Addiction is likely to develop in emotionally unstable persons following the treatment of anxiety with drugs, in those who have free access to the drugs and antisocial person who utilise these drugs for Pleasure Trips.
The basic problems with the use of addictive drugs are physiologic and psychic dependence, tolerance (increase in dose to produce same effect), and addiction (compelling need to continue taking it). All of these are most marked with opium and derivatives.
When the drugs are suddenly stopped, withdrawal symptoms appear which are usually in the form of motor and psychic over activity.
The problem of dependence, tolerance and withdrawal are also seen with alcohol addiction. Smoking is associated only with psychological dependence.
Acupuncture Treatment for Addiction
Acupuncture has been proven effective treatment for any type of addictions. There is enough and excellent clinical evidence that acupuncture is effective in treating addictions.