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How Long Does it Take Your Body to Physically Heal From Addiction

Article from Stigma Fighters by Rose Lockinger


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Rose Lockinger says, "It is no secret that drugs and alcohol wreak havoc on the body. We have all seen those before and after pictures of people who abused drugs throughout the years and many who are reading this right now have lived that experience. I know when I finally came into recovery I looked totally emaciated. I weighed 126 pounds; my eyes were sunk in and I had dark rings around my eyes, making me look like I hadn’t slept in weeks. My hair felt thinner than it usually did, my skin had a sort of grayish tint to it, and overall I just looked unhealthy."

This article discusses how addiction can damage your health.