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5 Risks of Long-term Benzodiazepine Use

Benzodiazepines are powerful drugs that can relieve anxiety and panic, but they’re meant only for short-term use. Learn more about benzodiazepine addiction and the other potential health risks that long-term use of these medications can cause.
Oct 1st, 2023

Why Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment Matters

When you don’t address the underlying trauma linked to addiction, long-term recovery becomes more challenging. Learn more about trauma-informed treatment and why this approach matters in your journey to sobriety.
Aug 1st, 2023

6 Signs Your Adolescent Needs a Mental Health Evaluation

More kids are experiencing depression and anxiety than ever before. For parents, it can be hard to know when to intervene. Learn more about common signs of mental health issues, so you can get your child a mental health evaluation without delay.
Jun 6th, 2023

Here's What to Expect at Your Neuropsychiatric Exam

A neuropsychiatric exam can help pinpoint the cause of your physical or mental symptoms that stem from anxiety, Alzheimer’s disease, and other neuropsychiatric disorders. Learn more about what the exam entails so you can prepare for yours.
May 1st, 2023

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Mild TBI

This article delves into the systematic review and dosage analysis of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) efficacy in mild traumatic brain injury persistent postconcussion syndrome.
Apr 17th, 2023

How Your Body Makes and Uses NAD

If you’re not familiar with NAD therapy, you should know it can be a safe, effective treatment for a range of physical, mental, and emotional health issues. Learn more about NAD, where it comes from, and how you can use it to optimize your wellness.
Apr 4th, 2023

How Suboxone Works to Break Addiction

Medication-assisted treatment plans using Suboxone® can offer you the support you need to break free from opioid use disorder. Learn how Suboxone works and why it may be a beneficial part of your recovery.
Mar 14th, 2023

How Opioid Addiction Can Affect Your Social Life

Millions of Americans misuse prescription opioids annually, putting themselves at risk for addiction. Learn more about how an opioid addiction starts and the impact it can have on your closest relationships and social life.
Sep 14th, 2022

How to Know When Alcohol Is an Addiction

Excess alcohol use not only increases your risk for chronic illness, it can also lead to addiction. Learn how to recognize the warning signs of alcohol addiction and how medication-assisted treatments can support your recovery.
Aug 9th, 2022

When Telemedicine Is the Best Option for You

If you’re missing too many of your medical appointments because of work or transportation issues, you can benefit from the convenience telemedicine offers. Learn what services are available through the online telemedicine platform.
Jul 12th, 2022

How To Detox from Cannabis Addiction

If you’ve tried quitting marijuana on your own without success, it may be time to consider the benefits of a natural detox program that reduces your cravings for up to two years. Learn more about cannabis addiction and how to overcome it for good.
Jun 1st, 2022

IV Infusion to Overcome Kratom Addiction

Battling a kratom addiction on your own can be intimidating and overwhelming. If you can’t fight kratom cravings, it may be time to consider the benefits of BR+NAD™ infusion therapy. Here’s what you need to know.
May 1st, 2022

Is Vaping Dangerous?

Vaping has been touted as a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes, but what we already know shows the opposite may be true. Learn more about the dangers of vaping and how BR+NAD™ infusions can help you overcome a marijuana addiction.
Apr 1st, 2022

Is There Anything I Can Do on My Own to Overcome OCD?

About 2-3 million Americans have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and many need psychiatric treatment for their symptoms. Learn about self-care tips that can also be an effective part of your OCD treatment plan.
Mar 1st, 2022

Balancing Your Brain with BR+NAD Therapy

Do you feel like you're always dragging and never have the energy to function? You may need a rebalance of the chemicals in your brain with BR+NAD™ infusions to get your life back on track.
Jan 4th, 2022

Treating Your Cannabis Addiction with a Natural Detox Program

If you’re smoking too much pot and can’t stop on your own, natural detox solutions are available to help. Learn how outpatient BR+NAD™ infusions can provide fast and long-lasting relief of your cannabis cravings, so you can focus on your recovery.
Dec 2nd, 2021

How Telemedicine Works

If your schedule is always full and you can’t keep up with your appointments for psychiatric care or addiction treatments, telemedicine might be the solution you need.
Oct 7th, 2021

Do I Have an Alcohol Addiction?

If you’re on a constant quest to get the next drink and can focus on nothing else, you may have an alcohol addiction. Learn more about the difference between alcohol abuse and addiction and how BR+NAD™ infusions can help you recover.
Sep 19th, 2021

How Kratom Can Affect Your Brain Chemistry

Kratom use can quickly spiral into an addiction. Learn more about the effect this over-the-counter substance has on your brain and how BR+NAD™ fusion therapy can help you overcome your addiction.
Aug 10th, 2021

How NAD Therapy Can Treat Your Neuropsychiatric Disorder

When conventional medications and psychotherapy aren’t enough to control symptoms of a neuropsychiatric disorder, it might be time to consider the benefits of NAD+ fusion therapy. Learn how BR+NAD+ therapy can work for you.
Jul 21st, 2021

The Dangers of Cannabis Addiction

One in 10 adults in the United States who uses marijuana will develop an addiction to the drug. Learn how to recognize the signs of a cannabis addiction and how infusions of NAD can help you overcome your drug dependence.
Jun 13th, 2021

What Causes Addiction?

More than 70,000 Americans die from overdoses each year, a concerning statistic for those who struggle with addiction. Learn more about what contributes to addiction and what treatments are available to overcome it.
May 4th, 2021

Who’s at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Your family history and your lifestyle might be factors that increase your risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about this degenerative brain disease and how Br+NAD™ can slow its progression.
Apr 1st, 2021

Warning Signs You’ve Developed an Opioid Addiction

Weight changes, increasing cravings, and social isolation are just some of the warning signs of an opioid addiction. Learn how you can overcome an addiction to opioids with innovative treatments like Br+NAD™
Mar 11th, 2021

Helping a Loved One Through PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder has an impact on not only the sufferer but all those around them. Learn more about PTSD and how you can help show support for a loved one without burning yourself out.
Feb 2nd, 2021

The Long-Term Impacts of Trauma

Domestic violence, a car accident, or a grandparent’s death can all leave a lasting mark on your mind and heart. If you’re unable to move past a traumatic event, get the help you deserve.
Jan 1st, 2021

Why Depression Can Flare Over the Holidays

The hopelessness and loneliness of depression can even make the holidays seem overwhelming. Learn why your depressive symptoms may increase during the holiday season and what you can do to better cope.
Dec 1st, 2020

Holiday Season 2020

This year many of us will be limiting our family get-togethers and festive parties due to the ongoing health concerns from the coronavirus pandemic. For those battling addiction, the holidays may also be a time of added stress.
Nov 16th, 2020

Coping with the Holidays During a Pandemic, Let's Talk About it

Families are grappling with the unprescedented challenges of COVID-19. At Revolution, we strive to create a culture of transformative healing amidst the uncertainty. Learn how BR+NAD™ therapy can help to support detoxification from drugs or alcohol.
Nov 15th, 2020

Surviving an Alcoholic Culture in a Global Pandemic

One of the most vital molecules in the human body, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is arguably at the top of the list! Dr. Richard E. Repass, MD, specializes in innovative BR+NAD detoxification therapy.
Aug 8th, 2020

Why Self-Medicating for Anxiety Is a Slippery Slope

When you’re living with chronic anxiety, it can be all too easy to turn to alcohol or drugs for relief. Self-medicating for anxiety can increase your risk for health complications and a lifetime of addiction. Here’s what you should do instead.
May 18th, 2020

Benzodiazepines — Friend or Foe?

If you’re using benzodiazepines to fight off anxiety or already have an addiction/dependency to the medication, you can find help through innovative NAD detox therapy. Learn more about how NAD detox can help you detox safely.
Apr 13th, 2020

COVID-19 and Your Health

At Revolution, our patients' health is our top priority, and Telehealth support is now available! We want you to know that within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of alcohol and other substances can affect the general health of the body...
Apr 3rd, 2020

How Addiction Rewires Your Brain

Addiction is so much more than lack of willpower. Addictive substances impact your brain’s reward center in a way that makes you dependent on the source of your pleasure. Learn how addiction rewires your brain and how to get the help you need.
Mar 12th, 2020

Is Kratom As Dangerous As Opioids?

In the midst of the national opioid epidemic, there’s a new drug on the scene — kratom — and reports about it are mixed. How does it compare to other drugs? Is it safe? Is it addictive? Here’s what you need to know.
Jan 10th, 2020

How Can I Tell If I’m An Alcoholic?

What’s the difference between social drinking, enthusiastic “partying,” and having a problem with alcohol? Learn the signs of dependency and where to turn if you decide you need help.
Dec 6th, 2019

What Are My Non-Pharmaceutical Options for Treating Depression?

If you’re struggling with depression, you may have been through rounds of medications that are having little to no effect. Why not take an entirely different approach that gives your brain and cells the resources they need for healthy function?
Nov 15th, 2019

Is Cannabis Addictive?

You may smoke marijuana or use cannabis recreationally and think nothing of it. But in some people, use of the drug can be addictive and cause withdrawal symptoms. Take a moment to learn whether you fit the profile of someone who is addicted.
Sep 27th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020

Understanding a Dual Diagnosis

Living with a mental illness and a substance abuse problem can make your life and your recovery efforts complicated. Learn more about a dual diagnosis and how BR+NAD™ fusion therapy can help.
Sep 30th, 2020

What Opioids Do To Your Brain

Using opioid medications has a direct impact on your brain’s function. Learn what’s happening to your brain and why it can be difficult to overcome an opioid addiction without treatment.
Sep 16th, 2020

Prioritize Health with NAD Outpatient Detox Treatments

Now welcoming New Patients to our convenient Mercer Island location! Dr. Richard E. Repass, MD, specializes in BR+NAD™ therapy, a natural and highly effective detox treatment for alcohol and drug addictions and psychiatric disorders.
Jul 14th, 2020

Help for Your Marijuana Cravings

If you’re struggling to overcome an addiction to marijuana, you’re not alone. Learn how to kick your cravings for marijuana with BR+NAD™ infusion therapy.
Jul 14th, 2020

Celebrate Your Independence From Alcohol This July 4th

Alcohol sales have surged amid the coronavirus crisis. It's a trend that could weaken the immune systems of people vulnerable to COVID-19, spur domestic violence incidents and lead to a future wave of alcohol use disorders.
Jul 3rd, 2020