what happens to the body during detox

What Happens to the Brain and Body During Detox?

Learn about Detox and Withdrawal Syndrome  The first step in the recovery process involves the detox process. Detox purges the substance and toxins from the body. This allows the person to be stable enough to begin treatment. Sometimes…
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What Happens To The Brain And Body During Detox

What Happens to the Brain and Body During Detox The first step in the recovery process involves ridding the body of the all remnants and toxins from the substance. Sometimes just thinking about going through detox can cause so much stress and…
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Detox Withdrawal: Symptoms of Heroin and Opiate Withdrawal

Learn About What to Expect in Opiate Detox In 2014, about 435,000 people in the U.S. used the opiate drug heroin. In the same year 4.3 million people abused opioid painkillers. The two drug classes are closely related, as opioids are a synthetic…
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5 Reasons Why You Should Commit to Medical Detox

5 Reasons Why You Should Commit to Medical Detox When you commit to something it is a promise you make to yourself or others. A commitment is a sign of your character. When you keep one you have honored your word and did what you’ve said…
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Detox Withdrawal: Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world. Harmful drinking leads to 88,000 deaths per year in the U.S. Alcohol is the third leading risk factor for poor health outcomes. Alcohol Detox Medical detox for alcohol is the process by…
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Can You Use Tobacco or Take Medications While Undergoing Detox

Detox Rules About Meds and Tobacco Are Flexible Now that you’ve taken the step to enter a detox program, expect there to be certain rules in place. One may ask can you smoke cigarettes while detoxing? Many detox programs know that clients…
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Opioid Detox Challenges and Treatment Options

Opiate Dependency and Withdrawal Opioid detox is not something you want to try alone. Often, when a prescription for painkillers ends, someone who has become dependent on opioids to function can’t get what their body needs. The withdrawal…
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The Challenges of Do-It-Yourself Alcohol Detoxification

Dangers of Stopping Detox Cold Turkey On Your Own Face it, if you are dependent on alcohol, quitting is not going to be easy. Of course, what do they say; “if you have to go through hell, don’t stop, keep going.” Yes, it’s a New Year,…
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Detox from Benzos – Harder Than You Think

Benzodiazepines and Dependency What are Benzos Drugs? Well, they are benzodiazepine drugs. You've probably heard of valium, and yes, it is a benzodiazepine drug. You've probably heard someone you know make a derogatory comment; "take some valium,…
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Opioid Detox and Relapse Prevention Plans

Healing from Opioid Dependency Detoxification is difficult, if not done correctly relapse becomes all too common. It's especially difficult with opioid addiction. Did you know that three out of four people relapse within a month after detoxification?…