What Is Addiction?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=028yi9ZV5L0 The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) establishes five characteristics of addiction. It is important to understand how Las Vegas Recovery Center will address each of these characteristics. Addiction is characterized by: Inability to consistently abstain. Las Vegas Recovery Center believes in and requires abstinence from all reward-inducing drugs. The program includes medically managed…

10 Questions About Chronic Pain

Why does pain exist? What function does it serve? Pain exists to protect us from injury and if injured, it protects us from further damage. [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=”JxhvsX49dlQ” width=”640″ height=”480″ auto_thumb=”1″] What is the difference between acute and chronic pain? The only thing acute and chronic pain have in common is the word “pain”. Acute pain…