NOW IS THE TIME TO STOP USING OPIATES
In case you haven’t heard by now there’s a program called NAD+ Therapy. It just happens to be the most comfortable and effective solution for people wanting to stop their opiate use. It doesn’t matter if it’s Heroin, Norco, Percocet, Dilaudid, Suboxone, or Methadone. NAD+ infusions drastically minimize the horrible and intolerable symptoms of withdrawal, then gradually restore the neurotransmitter soup needed for healthy recovery. How do I know this? Because I see it everyday.
You can call it NAD. You can call it NAD+. Doesn’t matter. It works. And it works well.
Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD) is a natural coenzyme found in every cell in the body. It’s an essential cofactor for over 400 metabolic processes. The most important of these are the cellular production of energy in the mitochondria and acting as a substrate to handle any and all forms of oxidative stress. It turns out NAD levels decline as you age, decline when you drink, decline when you stress your body out taking pills and eating garbage that doesn’t support your optimal health. When you take opiates, your body metabolizes them and eventually builds a tolerance. This tolerance is mediated biochemically by a process called histone acetylation. This creates an NAD deficiency state. Just like drinking alcohol creates an NAD deficiency state. Interestingly, when your NAD is low, your energy is low. When you’re taking pills every day just to feel normal you don’t have the energy or motivation to hustle, to socialize, to kill it at work, to seek out new opportunities, to improve your health, to workout hard or just to make your life better. It takes energy. This is the NAD+ Deficiency State.
Opiate withdrawal is in part, a process referred to as histone deacetylation. This is what hurts. It increases the sympathomimetic response: agitation, nausea, anxiety, restlessness, diarrhea, insomnia and dysphoria.
It was discovered a long time ago that if you give IV NAD in relatively high doses these withdrawal symptoms go away. First it was Dr. Hitt in Mexico, then the process was refined by Dr. Metsayer in Louisiana. It’s been referred to as Brain Restoration Therapy BR+ and even Neurotransmitter Replacement Therapy (NRT) by others. Be careful though, some of the NRT people are just using IV amino acids and not NAD+. There is a big difference.
NAD is expensive. The raw material costs of these detox programs can run over $600/day. Seriously. This is just the cost to purchase pure, high quality NAD from a pharmacy that knows what they’re doing. A lot of compounding pharmacies are jumping on the NAD bandwagon. Not because it’s great for withdrawal and they want to help drug addicts but because it’s great for anti-aging and wellness. Those are the folks who are more than willing to pay the bucks. I kind of left that out. But IV NAD infusions make even non-drug addicted people feel great. It creates mental clarity, improves focus, decreases pain, improves sleep all while making your mitochondria younger. ( Proven by Sinclair at Harvard)
So before you sign up for that 1 month residential substance abuse program overlooking the ocean for 40K-80K a month, check out what a 2 week IV NAD program can do. I assure you your detox will be more comfortable, you’ll feel better way faster and you can actually get to a place where you’re not having cravings or drug dreams. Then you’ll have the mental and physical strength needed to participate meaningfully in a recovery program.