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Are you thinking about how to treat a ketamine addiction? Whether you, or a friend or loved one is trying to kick the habit or reliance on the drug, you likely have some questions about how the process should be done.
The first question to address is ‘how to stop safely?’.
You will want to avoid the withdrawal symptoms causing you to want to self-medicate with this (or another) substance, which is why having a suitable support team is important. The withdrawal symptoms may be uncomfortable for a couple of weeks, so the right environment is also vital so your needs can be met in healthier ways.
Thinking about aftercare is also a large part of the rehabilitation you will undergo when you stop a ketamine addiction. With a robust recovery plan, you could be in a stronger position to avoid a relapse onto the drug in the future.
No matter what you associate as the positive highs of the drug ketamine, it will lead to temporary – and in some cases, permanent, damage or changes to the body and mind.
For example, long-term and regular users of ketamine may suffer from abdominal cramping, or even develop ketamine induced ulcerative cystitis which can have lasting effects on the body.
Here are some other reasons you may be thinking about stopping the use of ketamine:
To learn more about the drug ketamine, such as the withdrawal effects and symptoms, or what it can do to your brain and body, discover our additional resources and articles on the Delamere website.
Our team is here to answer your questions about starting a ketamine detox or rehab, including current availability at our clinic; contact us by phone or online to get started.
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