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Opioid Use Disorder
Oxycodone, Percocet, Fentanyl, Heroin, etc.

Signs of Opioid Use disorder

  • Taking opioids for the euphoric feeling 

  • Losing control of how and when you take them 

  • Experiencing mood and behavior changes

  • Feeling sick when you don't take them

  • Obsessing about them

Health Shake

Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

We approach treatment of opioid use disorders ​via a multi-pronged approach:

  • Addressing the causes and results of chronic opioid use with functional medicine lab testing of minerals, hormones and gut health.

  • Neurotransmitter precursor therapy​

  • Addressing withdrawal symptoms with appropriate medications

  • Buprenorphine/Naltrexone for detoxification and maintenance, for those who prefer this treatment modality

Our Approach

At Brain Body Medical, we seek to address the root causes of brain imbalance with functional medicine evaluations to prevent relapse, reduce cravings and optimize health.

  • Neurotransmitter precursor therapy with nutrients

  • Brain healthy diet

  • Lifestyle enhancements

  • Functional medicine testing and treatments based on results

  • Health coaches and health educators 

  • Psycho-social supports

Therapy Session

The Components of Addiction Treatment


Laboratory Assessments

  • Blood testing to look for metabolic imbalances

  • Hair tissue mineral analysis for heavy metals and minerals  

  • Stool testing for gut health and digestion 

  • Urine and saliva testing for hormones

Personalized Evaluation

  • Expert review of questionnaires and lab tests to identify root causes of imbalances

  • Partnership with patients to determine goals

  • Discussion and selection of personalized treatment options


Optimizing Brain Chemistry

  • Targeted amino acid supplements for optimal neurotransmitter function

  • Additional supplements based on lab results

  • Personalized food plan

  • Psychosocial support

  • Other therapies

Your Journey to Recovery 

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