Stroke and Endocarditis Linked to Injecting Opioid Drugs, Even in Young People

young man in hospital bed being treated for endocarditis and stroke related to injecting opiates

As the opioid epidemic continues, the sad news keeps piling up about the effects of opioid drugs on people’s health and well-being. The risks of overdose, mental health problems, and infectious disease among people struggling with opioid addiction are well documented. Now, a new study by Setareh Salehi Omran, MD, fellow in vascular neurology at […]

Opiate Addiction Treatment: What You Need to Know

Opiate addiction treatment involves understanding the difference between proper treatment methods and seeking the right kind that will work for you.

Opiate addiction treatment is a multifaceted journey. If you’re new to learning about opioid addiction and the various treatment options, there’s a chance you’re feeling slightly overwhelmed. The best first step someone can take in their recovery is learning about available options as much as possible. Whether you’ve become dependent on opioids yourself, or you’re […]

U.S Medical Community Unites Against Painkiller Abuse

Pills spilling out of a prescription bottle. Prescription opioid dependence and addition can require medical detox.

Prescription Painkiller Abuse The Opioid Crisis BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015,/PRNewswire/ — As the rate of prescription painkiller abuse skyrockets in the United States. Aa coalition of 27 medical groups have banded together to address this serious threat to public health. The Waismann Method Medical Group applauds their efforts to reinvigorate the fight against […]