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Without energy, cells will struggle to develop, soon resulting in cellular deterioration. Without the restoration of new cells, the body will struggle to function to its optimal health, soon depleting key organs.
As a human age’s, cell regeneration is limited. However, this process can advance sooner for individuals who are abusing drugs and alcohol, where the natural levels of NAD will reduce and struggle to repair.
With this in mind, NAD+ therapy is a non-traditional treatment which can benefit many individuals with reduced NAD levels. It can help to re-energise cellular development and maintenance, ultimately improving the body and brain functions. Through this, it has great effects on anti-ageing, medical conditions, such as neurodegenerative disease and principally, substance abuse.
Here at Asana Lodge, we focus on brain activity and health when considering drug and alcohol rehabilitation. We appreciate how an abnormal level of activity can result in behavioural habits and brain illnesses.
This therapy is utilised at our rehab centre to help increase cellular energy in the body of user’s, with the aim to boost recovery likelihoods. This, alongside improving overall health and cognitive functionality is the key to overcoming a drug and alcohol addiction.
If you’re struggling with substance abuse, an existing mental health issue or a physical condition, consider non-traditional treatments, such as NAD+ therapy.
What is NAD+ Therapy?
As touched on above, a reduced degree of NAD in the body can result in cellular deterioration. Over time, this can affect the restoration of key organs, including the brain and liver. Through this activity, the development or aggravation of co-occurring disorders is likely, such as depression, Alzheimer’s and substance abuse, along with advancing the ageing process. In tandem, reduced cellular energy can decrease recovery opportunities, as the body and brain struggle to function to full capacity.
This is where NAD+ therapy steps in, helping those with reduced levels of NAD in the body, restore and repair. By increasing NAD+ levels, along with maintaining a healthier, positive lifestyle, progressive results are likely for those affected; with a focus on addiction recovery.
NAD+ therapy will ultimately kickstart the regeneration process. DNA repair is likely, anti-ageing, and many other benefits, including brain restoration. Yet, for those abusing drugs and alcohol, it will help to detoxify the body, treat vitamin deficiencies, while improving neurological functioning, mental health conditions and mental clarity.
Although identified as a non-traditional treatment, at Asana Lodge, we offer a wide range of suitable treatment options to support the addiction recovery process. NAD+ therapy can be used to help aid treatment in those struggling with substance abuse and has shown to have great effects.
The Process of NAD+ Therapy
NAD+ therapy is commonly activated through a NAD IV drip, helping to reach vital organs efficiently. Although NAD+ oral supplements are available, through rehab, the most effective process is required to advance recovery. With this in mind, it is likely that IV therapy will be promoted, helping to influence cell and brain restoration.
Through treating an addiction, NAD+ therapy can help to suppress withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, decrease side effects and improve overall health and wellbeing. Utilised for a dual diagnosis, it can also benefit those struggling with mental health problems, including depression and anxiety, with the aim to rebalance vital hormones and organic chemicals in the body.
If administered and recommended by medical professionals and addiction specialists, NAD+ therapy can be very beneficial. Commonly available on a short-term schedule, ongoing NAD+ therapy can become an ongoing treatment option to support continuous addiction recovery.
How is NAD+ Therapy used to Treat Addiction?
One of the key benefits of this type of therapy is its effectiveness when considering detoxification and controlled rehabilitation. As the natural reproduction of NAD is suppressed in the body of a drug and alcohol user, this therapy can help to kickstart the healing process.
Firstly, NAD therapy can act as a detoxifying technique. It can help to remove toxins from the body, with a focus on drugs and alcohol. This is a safe and controlled form of detoxing, which should always be observed by medical professionals.
NAD+ therapy can also ease the rehabilitation process for clients by reducing commonly experienced unbearable withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal symptoms are one of the reasons why many individuals will give up. NAD therapy will improve this process, while increasing motivation to continue.
As this therapy is used to treat addiction, it can contribute to reducing drug and alcohol cravings. It will ultimately subsidise the organic production which has been suppressed, making physical and mental recovery manageable.
Conclusively, NAD therapy helps to treat addiction by providing the body with natural vitamins and minerals, which it is currently lacking. As the body withdraws from drugs and alcohol, NAD will take its place, offering a natural and safe lift; known to advance addiction recovery significantly.
Additional treatment options here at Asana Lodge
Here at Asana Lodge, we advocate for non-traditional treatment options which suit the needs of every individual client of ours. With this in mind, NAD+ therapy will work for a selection. However, to ensure that full addiction recovery can be achieved, additional treatment options will be recommended.
Before recommending treatments, such as NAD therapy, a comprehensive evaluation process will take place. This will measure potential external and internal factors, driving drug and alcohol abuse. Measurements will include psychological, social, biological and spiritual factors, along with completing brain imaging.
This information will then form a round-up of your drug and alcohol addiction, helping to identify the exact type of addiction, the underlying causation and any associated mental health issues. From here, suitable treatment options will be recommended, in line with a client’s individual needs.
With this in mind, the right level and consistency of therapy will be provided, along with additional medical and psychological treatment options. Traditional forms, such as talking therapies may be recommended.
Likewise, non-traditional forms, such as NAD+ therapy may be beneficial, improving addiction recovery. It is also likely that a healthier, positive lifestyle will be promoted, including nutritional guidance, physical activity and mindfulness.
For more information on how NAD+ therapy can advance addiction recovery as well as recovery of other mental health conditions, reach out to our team today. Please note NAD therapy is at an additional cost and is not included in the initial treatment plan.
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