When an individual persists in use of alcohol or other drugs despite problems related to use of the substance, substance dependence may be diagnosed.
Compulsive and repetitive use may result in tolerance to the effect of the drug and withdrawal symptoms when use is reduced or stopped. This, along with Substance Abuse are considered Substance Use Disorders. Substance dependence can be diagnosed with physiological dependence, evidence of tolerance or withdrawal or without physiological dependence.
Drugs known to cause addiction include both legal and illegal drugs as well as prescription or over-the-counter drugs.
Addiction is a common phenomenon, case of psycho tropic drugs and excessive alcoholism the conditioned is noticed, while others escape medical attention which in due course creates grave situations.
Several theories of drug addiction exist, some of the main ones being genetic predisposition, the self-medication theory, and factors involved with social / economic development.
Addiction is a complex but treatable disease. It is characterized by compulsive drug craving, seeking, and use that persist even if the user is aware of severe adverse consequences.
For some people, addiction becomes chronic, having periodic relapses even after long periods of abstinence. As a chronic, relapsing disease, addiction may require continued treatments to increase the intervals between relapses and diminish their intensity.
The effects of drugs in a persons life are multidimensional. On one side it consumes his time, energy and money which in turn affect his economy and his family and social relations.
Treatments for addiction vary widely according to :-
- The types of drugs involved.
- Amount of drugs used, duration of the drug addiction.
- Medical complications and the social needs of the individual.
The de addiction packages of Sevadham Plus aims to purify the body from toxins helps it function smoothly and simultaneously enable the mind to strengthen itself to be free the clutches of addiction consist of :-
01. Panchakarma and other purification Therapies)
- Vamana Karma (artificial vomiting is induced using herbs)
- Virechana (use of laxatives)
- Vasti Karma (use of medicated enemas)
- Thakradhara (pouring buttermilk on the forehead)
- Thalapothichil (Application of Medicine on the head)
- Shirodhara (Pouring of Medicated oil on the Head)
03. Oral medicines
- Hot and cold Fomentation
- Mud Therapy
Other Therapy Offer:-
- Life Style Modification