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Addiction Treatment: Your Best Way to Keep Addiction at Bay

Addiction is known to be a serious condition that results when an individual ingests or intakes a substance like alcohol, cocaine or any other form of drug. Addiction can also be the result of getting overly involved in activities such as sex, gambling etc. that can be pleasurable however continuation can prove to be compulsive. This, as a result, can start interfering with day to day responsibilities such as work, health or relationships. Those who usually develop addiction may not be aware that their behavior is out of control and is causing a problem not only for themselves but for others as well.


Drugs and alcohol often change how the brain works and these changes may last for a long time. Usually, people do not start using drugs intending to get addicted; mostly they are either just trying to experiment or just like the way drugs make them feel. A person can start to develop a physical dependence to a drug or tolerance without necessarily being addicted. Those who are usually addicted have already developed both tolerance and dependence.

At Akua, we understand the complications connected with addiction and with the help of the Best Clinical Team in California, we provide addiction treatment programs customized to fit our client’s unique needs. Overcoming addiction is very difficult and it requires patience and proper medical guidance. Through our world-class addiction treatment centers, we aim to provide our clients the Highest Quality of Care and help them in their journey to attain lasting sobriety.

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

The first step towards recovery is identification and acknowledgment of the disease. Addiction leaves a huge impact on the mind and body of an individual and often wreaks havoc in his/her personal life as well. It causes noticeable behavioral and physical changes in an addicted individual and if left untreated, these changes will become more severe. That is why it is essential to identify the symptoms of addiction at an early phase so that addiction treatment can be started as soon as possible. Addiction symptoms are usually unique to various substances, however, there are a few symptoms which are common and can be useful to identify an addicted individual. Such symptoms are listed below:

  • Loss of control
  • Neglecting other activities
  • Taking more risks than usual
  • Mood swings
  • Relationship issues (family and friends)
  • Drastic changes in weight
  • Secrecy
  • Increased tolerance for alcohol or other substances
  • Manifestation of withdrawal symptoms
  • Inability to stop even after negative consequences
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Abdominal pains
  • Skin infections or scars (secondary to intravenous drug use)

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How Can Akua Help

At Akua Mind & Body, with the help of the Best Clinical Team in California, we develop individualistic addiction recovery programs which cater to the unique needs of our clients. Our treatment methods combine time tested Eastern techniques with scientific Western practices to develop a holistic treatment approach. We combine medication along with healthy diet, individual as well as group therapy sessions, and relaxation with music therapy, meditation and yoga. Located in the beautiful locations of Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach, Akua is much more than just another addiction rehab. It is a place where you can receive the Highest Quality Care under the careful watch of clinicians and rejuvenate with the several beach side sober fun activities. At Akua, we aim to provide complete and lasting recovery for our clients.

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