Doctor Claims to Know the Cure for Heroin Addiction



Drug addiction is a scary and detrimental habit that affects billions. Nazaraliev Medical Center claims to have the cure for addiction to the heroin after 80% of its patients remained drug-free for at least a year after receiving treatment.

Their technique involves a detoxification procedure in which the patient is injected with Naltrexone, which blocks the connection from the nervous system that triggers addiction. Unfortunately, the drug also has harmful side effects such as, nausea, intense pain and craving. Fortunately, this medical center has also discovered a way to avoid these effects—by putting their patients in comas for four hours to stabilize them.

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