Entries by Jennifer Bembry, RN

Tramadol Detox: What You Need to Know

Safely Detox from Tramadol at Home with a Private Duty Nurse The use of Tramadol has skyrocketed in recent years. It is now one of the most commonly prescribed medications for pain relief in the United States. In 2013 alone, one study found that physicians wrote nearly 44 million prescriptions for Tramadol.  Tramadol is one […]

LDN For Alcoholism: What You Should Know

What is Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)? Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) has no narcotic effect and has a chemical structure that is nearly identical to an endorphin that the body makes naturally, known as Opioid Growth Factor (OGF). Endorphins are neurotransmitters the body produces to increase feelings of pleasure and well-being, as well as reduce pain […]

The Benefits of Hospice at Home vs a Facility

Considering Home Hospice Care? Los Angeles | Orange County | San Diego | Bay Area When someone you love is facing a terminal illness, there are some important decisions to be made. One of those regards hospice care. Hospice care is recommended to family members when the physician determines a patient has six months or […]

Fighting COVID-19 With Regeneron Infusions

What is Regeneron? Regeneron is a monoclonal antibody treatment, a combination of two antibodies called casirivimab and imdevimab, that has been shown, in recent clinical trials, to reduce COVID-19 related hospitalization or deaths in high-risk patients by approximately 70%. When Regeneron is administered to an exposed individual, such as someone living with a person who […]

IV Vitamin Therapy Benefits

Los Angeles | Orange County | San Diego | Bay Area Are you feeling fatigued or run down lately? The cause can be chalked up to several reasons, the most common of which is poor nutrition. That’s an easy fix, right? Just read a few articles online about the most nutritious foods to eat and […]

Exploring The Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

There is simply no way to sugarcoat it:  Detoxing from alcohol dependency is unpleasant at the least and horrible at the worst.  As the body attempts to rid itself from the toxins associated with alcohol abuse, it will rebel.  It is the necessary evil involved in beginning the recovery process from addiction, so take the […]

How to Help Someone Detox at Home

Battling a drug or alcohol addiction can completely upend your life. Work, family, finances, and friendships are all impacted as it begins to encroach on every aspect of your world. Unfortunately, if someone you know or love is struggling with addiction, it can be hard to know what to do. Meanwhile, as the negative consequences […]

Benzo Detox at Home: Everything You Need to Know

Benzodiazepines (benzos), such as Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, and Xanax, are widely prescribed for a reason. These sedatives, also referred to as tranquilizers, offer swift relief from the symptoms of anxiety, panic disorder, or insomnia. People who struggle with these conditions are beyond ecstatic when they initially experience how quickly these medications take the edge off […]

Suboxone Detox at Home

How to Suboxone Detox at Home Safely and Comfortably Imagine the disappointment upon discovering that the drug you have been taking to wean you off of heroin or other opioids has crossed over into its own insidious addiction.  Suboxone was praised as a wonder drug back in 2002 when it came onto the market to […]