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2Feb, 2018

How long will I be in Suboxone treatment?

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Every person is different. The length of time in treatment depends on many factors: How long the person has been using What drugs they were taking Willingness to fully engage in the program Strength of support system Level of physical wellness Many other things contribute to how long it might take to be well again. It’s safe to say that most people with our center  are patients with us for at least one year. Contact us!  There are lots of ways to do that. Visit  our website Call our number (470) 424-8888 […]
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1Feb, 2018

What will we talk about in addiction medicine counseling sessions?

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What will we talk about in counseling sessions? There’s a lot to talk about during your treatment at Fast MD. Like you, we wish for your complete recovery so you can move on to the things in life that bring you balance, health, and happiness. To get there, we start with a Psychosocial Assessment. Going forward we will begin by discussing the following topics: The Biology of Addiction & Recovery Orientation to Medication-Assisted  Treatment (MAT) Early Recovery Triggers, Thoughts, Cravings, Use External Triggers Internal Triggers Your Body Chemistry in Addiction […]
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1Feb, 2018

How does the Flu lead to death?

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The United States is in the midst of a deadly flu season. The latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 37 children have died so far this flu season, which began in October. The flu is currently widespread in 49 states, and doctors across the country continue to see more cases, more hospitalizations, and more deaths from influenza infections. Over the past several weeks, deaths of Americans of all ages from the flu have made headlines. While flu is most dangerous for adults over the age […]
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1Feb, 2018

Synthetic Fentanyl Deaths Rise in Americans Opioid Epidemic

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Illegal, lab-made fentanyl helped kill at least half the people who died of opioid overdoses in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. The report demonstrates just how deadly the opioid epidemic has become. These synthetic fentanyl-like drugs are extremely potent. It also shows that the most lethal effects of the opioid epidemic are coming from the streets and not out of doctors’ offices and pharmacies, the CDC team said. “Illicitly manufactured fentanyl is now a major driver of opioid overdose deaths in multiple states, with a […]
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25Jan, 2018

No Insurance Here

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No Insurance here Years ago, doctors made a living by getting paid for their services directly by the patients they treated. That arrangement was simple. It made sense back then and it still makes sense today. “Health Insurance” has a lot of benefits, but it can also be a problem for patients and doctors. Let me explain. When doctors accept insurance they are quickly burdened with a lot of things like paperwork, insurance authorizations, electronic filings, phone calls and all sorts of other distractions. Not only that, but paying for […]
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1Jan, 2018

6 New Year’s Resolutions for a Happier, More Pain-Free You

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for a Happier, More Pain-Free You The New Year is nigh – and with it comes all the New Year’s resolutions. But instead of the typical resolutions, which always seem to get broken within the first month, consider setting some achievable goals that will not only lead to a happier you in 2018, but a more pain-free one, too! Weed out the negative Nancys in your life. If the people in your life are demanding and not very supportive, then it could actually make things worse. […]
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26Dec, 2017

Office Closed Dec29th – Jan3rd,2018

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We will be closed from Friday December 29th,2017 till Wednesday January 3rd,2018. We will open back for business on Thursday, January 4th, 2018. Please Call 470-424-8888 make an appointment. We apologize for any inconvenience. Happy New Year to All.
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18Dec, 2017

How to have a Healthy Heart.

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How to have a healthy Heart. Healthy Heart Habits 1.Get 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night 2.Do exercise every day at least 30 minutes 3.Meditate 4.Take the stairs at every opportunity 5.Quit smoking 6.Weigh yourself at least once a week 7.Do not eat when you’re not hungry 8.Laugh as much as possible 9.Do Yoga 10.Drink a ton of water 11.Schedule exercise sessions 30 minutes a day 12.Eat a Mediterranean diet 13.Take a multivitamin every day 14.Eat berries everyday 15.Make time for friends and loved ones everyday 16.Get a […]
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18Dec, 2017

Opioids and Medication Management

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Opioids and Medication Management Fast MD for you is proud to be among the growing number of providers in this country working to reduce the number of opioid prescriptions given and, in doing so, prevent as many medication-related deaths as possible. Our efforts align well with the recent CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, which states, “Patients with pain should receive treatment that provides the greatest benefits relative to risks.” While in a majority of cases, this means nonopioid – and even nonpharmacological – therapy for the treatment […]
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