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DETOX

A Critical First Step in the Treatment Process

Addiction and substance abuse create widespread damage in a person’s life, which usually starts with their physical and neurological health. Chemical dependency changes the brain’s chemistry, compelling addicts to pursue their next fix at all costs, even if this means harming themselves and putting their bodies and brains through tremendous strain. Before any behavioral addiction treatment can begin, it’s important to make sure that patients are medically stabilized and that their central nervous systems are able to function without the use of alcohol or other drugs. Detoxification or “detox” is the first stage in the treatment process and helps patients eliminate the chemicals that have accumulated in their body through prolonged and untreated substance abuse.

Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Management in Detox

Although each patient’s withdrawal period will be different, depending upon the scope and severity of their substance abuse, some of the more common symptoms include:

  • Nausea, Vomiting and Diarrhea
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Extreme Changes in Body Temperature
  • Mild to Severe Joint and Muscle Pain
  • Hallucinations and Delusions
  • Depression and Anxiety

Some of the more serious symptoms can include seizures, tremors and coma. Professional detox offers patients compassionate and quality relief to make the process as comfortable as possible; a game-changing resource in addiction recovery.

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Can I Detox Self-Detox?

Detox and withdrawal are much easier when they are managed by an experienced and qualified team of professionals. Withdrawal is quite possibly the most difficult part of treatment, and it is a leading cause of relapse. Many make the mistake of thinking they don’t need professional help with their detox, and attempt the process on their own. Ultimately, they wind up succumbing to the pain and sickness of withdrawal and go running back to alcohol or other drugs.

How Do I Know I Need Drug or Alcohol Detox?

Detox becomes necessary whenever a substance user starts to experience severe and uncontrollable withdrawal symptoms. This means that the body can no longer function properly without a steady supply of alcohol or other drugs, and professional intervention is needed. There is a significant difference between trying to detox alone in one’s bedroom and relying on a qualified addiction-trained doctor.

Recovery Unplugged offers quality, professional medical detox. Our doctors, nurses and support staff are determined to help you through the rigors of the withdrawal period. Call us today at (954) 703-1975.