withdrawal symptom

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any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug

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The classical model states that consumption of certain chemicals causes a physical dependence, either immediately or after prolonged use, characterized by withdrawal symptoms - symptoms that can be avoided or escaped only by further drug use.
The findings support the protective effect of exercise preceding smoking cessation against the development of physical dependence, which may aid smoking cessation by reducing the severity of withdrawal symptoms," said senior author Dr.
Last week, the New York Times reported the Center for Science in the Public Interest has identified eight dietary supplement retailers who have marketed products purporting to ease withdrawal symptoms and expedite recovery claims that are not based on any conclusive scientific evidence, and may even conceal dangerous side effects.
COWS scores range from 0 to more than 36 -- the higher the number, the more severe the withdrawal symptoms are to a patient, added the company.
The evidence discussed below suggests that the use of certain dietary modifications and nutritional supplements can decrease withdrawal symptoms and increase the success rate of an opioid detoxification program.
3 EXERCISE: Physical activity can help reduce your nicotine cravings and relieve withdrawal symptoms.
Loretta Finnegan, a pediatrician from Philadelphia General Hospital, first began to report withdrawal symptoms of newborns from drug-dependent mothers in 1969.
UGSu1vmBz3D) ABC News reported was released Wednesday by the Australian journal PLOS ONE, found that the withdrawal symptoms can be severe enough to interfere with life functioning.
Hence scientists have tried hard to come up with alternatives that will help the smoker to rid himself of the harmful addiction to nicotine by manufacturing a lighter version of nicotine in the form of pills, chewing gum or sticks like cigarettes, or patches containing varying amounts of nicotine, to introduce the smoker gradually to alternatives, so that he will be able to stop smoking for the longest possible period, without having to face the effects of withdrawal that would result from stopping smoking suddenly, which usually makes the smoker go back to smoking in order to free himself from these withdrawal symptoms.
During Ramadan, smokers fight the withdrawal symptoms until they break the fast, making it easier for them to break the habit," Dr Al Maidour.
Adults who stop these drugs abruptly can experience typical withdrawal symptoms, such as nervousness, unrest, tremors, insomnia, and even seizures, so it makes biologic sense that a newborn may develop withdrawal symptoms after exposure in utero.
These are some of the terms people have used to describe the withdrawal symptoms from popular antidepressants, including Paxil and Effexor.
Because adults who stop these drugs abruptly can experience typical withdrawal symptoms--nervousness, unrest, tremors, insomnia, and even seizures it makes biologic sense that a newborn may develop withdrawal symptoms after exposure in utero.
Pharmaceutical aids that became available in the 1990s to help smokers overcome withdrawal symptoms were indeed associated with quitting success.