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Drug addiction treatment in Chandigarh

A drug is basically a chemical substance that changes a person’s mental and physical state. It affects the way your mind and body work and cause changes in mood, thoughts, feelings, awareness, or behavior. Drugs are categorized under two factors :

1. Legal 

2. Illegal

Legal drugs are permissible for use, either prescribed by a physician or available over the counter at a pharmacy store. They are intended for medical purposes like easing pain and treating other health conditions.

Illegal drugs are not prescribed by a doctor or bought at any pharmacy store. They can be called “Street Drugs”. They are harmful and dangerous to our bodies. 

Types of Illegal Drugs:

Drugs can be categorized in 3 ways in which they affect our bodies:

1. Depressants 

slows down the function of the central nervous system. 

Affects concentration and coordination.

Even slows down the ability to respond to what’s happening around.

It includes:- 

  • Alcohol
  • Benzodiazepines 
  • Cannabis
  • Ketamine 
  • Opioids(Heroin, Morphine, Codeine)

2. Hallucinogens 

Hallucinogens change your view of reality. You start hallucinating. Your senses are diverted from how you see, think, hear, smell or feel things. It’s like you see or hear things that are not actually there, or you have unusual thoughts. 

It consists:-

  • Ketamine 
  • Cannabis 
  • LSDPCP(phencyclidine).

Fewer doses can cause a feeling of numbness, confusion, dizziness, or floating. 

Large doses cause hallucinations, memory loss, anxiety, increased heart rate, panic attack, and aggression.

3. Stimulants

Stimulants increase alertness, attention, and energy by increasing the levels of key chemicals in the brain and other parts of the body. 

It can cause many problems like:-

Heartbeats faster than usual

Blood pressure increases

Body temperature goes up

Reduced appetite


It includes:-

  • Amphetamines
  • Caffeine
  • Cocaine
  • Nicotine(tobacco)

What is Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction is a complex & powerful disease that causes people to lose control over the use of some worse substances which can be life-threatening. The ones who are addicted to it cannot simply quit even if they want to. Drug addiction treatment requires lifelong care and therapy.

Treatment for Drug Addiction in Chandigarh:-

There are various therapies to treat drug addictive people. Some of them are listed below.


In this procedure, you need to stop your consumption of drugs. For this, you might need healthcare supervision to detox safely.

Treatment with medication

Medications play an important role in the recovery from drug addiction. During the detox, medicine helps to control cravings, improve mood and decrease addictive behaviors.

Behavioral therapies

Behavioral therapy is a treatment that helps people change self-destructive behaviors. It helps in keeping individuals engaged in the treatment process. Helps in learning to evaluate your thoughts, ideas, beliefs, and attitudes.

Are you seeking Drug addiction treatment in Chandigarh? 

checkout our NERVOPLUS-D Capsule for Drug Addiction

To get more details on the treatment of drug addiction contact 82830-60000 or consult MD. Subhash Goyal.

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