Category: Alcohol Detox

ALCOHOL DETOX

ALCOHOL DETOX

An alcohol detox is perhaps one of the most important elements of recovery from alcoholism, that is generally either not given the amount of attention it should be, or is otherwise completely ignored. There is a bit of a myth among some people that simply stopping drinking does not present any dangers of itself, and […]

DETOX HOLISTIC

DETOX HOLISTIC

A detox which is holistic is a very different process from a detox which is a medical detox, and a holistic detox should be examined thoroughly to see if it really is of any value or not. A detox is normally thought of as a medical process, whereby anyone who has had a problem with […]

Detox Medical and Holistic

Detox Medical and Holistic

Understanding the importance of a detox in the context of someone who is looking for recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction is hugely important, and should be a major factor when deciding what type of rehab or recovery facilities an individual may seek to get help from. One of the most important distinctions to understand […]

What is a Medical Detox?

What is a Medical Detox?

The idea of a medical detox can be quite a scary one for anyone who is involved in active alcoholism and is afraid of stopping drinking at all, let alone having to manage the withdrawal effects of alcohol and/or any other drugs that they may be coming off. Anyone stopping drinking who is an alcoholic […]

What is an alcohol detox?

What is an alcohol detox?

An alcohol detox is effectively the process of managing the side-effects both physical and mental of withdrawal from alcoholism, or from a prolonged use of alcohol and possibly other drugs or mood altering substances as well. The nature of an alcohol detox should not be confused with a possible debate about the nature of alcoholism […]

Does a Rehab do detox?

Does a Rehab do detox?

Anyone entering a rehab who has had a problem with alcohol and/or drugs is at risk from withdrawal symptoms that could be extremely serious medically, potentially life-threatening. For this reason it is absolutely crucial that a rehab has qualified medical staff who are able to assess and monitor the withdrawal symptoms of the individual concerned […]

Why detox is important in drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers

Why detox is important in drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers are normally thought of as clinical facilities where potential clients go to get therapeutic help by way of various addiction treatment programs to help them deal with an addiction to either drugs or alcohol or both. The range of addiction treatment programs offered by drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in […]

What is an alcohol detox?

What is an alcohol detox?

The term alcohol detox normally refers to the process whereby an alcoholic or someone with a serious drink problem begins a process of stopping or coming off alcohol, either by stopping it completely or by coming off in a graduated tapering off process. An alcohol detox may happen quite naturally with no problems by an […]