Drugs

Drug [druhg] - is a chemical substance which is used in the diagnosis of diseases, in the prevention of, as a cure for, for the treatment of, or to enhance the mental and/or physical well-being of a human or animal.

Drugs are chemical substances. They are prepared and sold as pharmaceutical items. They are either sold by prescription or they are sold over the counter.

Drug Addiction

is widely considered a pathological state. The disorder of addiction involves the progression of acute drug use to the development of drug-seeking behavior, the vulnerability to relapse, and the decreased, slowed ability to respond to naturally rewarding stimuli. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) has categorized three stages of addiction: preoccupation/anticipation, binge/intoxication, and withdrawal/negative affect. These stages are characterized, respectively, everywhere by constant cravings and preoccupation with obtaining the substance; using more of the substance than necessary to experience the intoxicating effects; and experiencing tolerance, withdrawal symptoms, and decreased motivation for normal life activities.[2] By the American Society of Addiction Medicine definition, drug addiction differs from drug dependence and drug tolerance.[3]

It is, both among scientists and other writers, quite usual to allow the concept of drug addiction to include persons who are not drug abusers according to the definition of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The term drug addiction is then used as a category which may include the same persons who under the DSM-IV can be given the diagnosis of substance dependence or substance abuse. (See also DSM-IV Codes)

Drug Treatment

At Holistic Health Services in Northridge, CA, we offer natural treatment for Drug and Alcohol dependency. We utilize a holistic approach without synthetic medications--DRUGS

Our clinician, Dr. Lucy M. Cooper, DAOM, OMD, LAc, can order Functional Blood tests to identify various problems and needs. Nutritional and herbal support can help the individual in recovery from the damage done by substance toxicity.

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