Treatment


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What to Expect with Alcohol Withdrawal

Many people fear alcohol withdrawal and avoid entering treatment because of their fears.   As their alcoholism continues, the damages to the person’s mind and body intensify.  Learning the facts about what to expect with…




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Preparing for Alcohol Detox

Alcohol detox is a necessary first step to recovering from alcohol addiction. For this reason, many people who are addicted to alcohol resist enrolling in a treatment program. They fear the withdrawal symptoms that come…


Going Through Alcohol Withdrawal

Can You Die From Alcohol Withdrawal?

You should never attempt alcohol withdrawal alone without the help of medical professionals. Withdrawing from alcohol is the most dangerous of all substances other than benzodiazepines. Detoxing from alcohol does have the potential to be…


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Helping a Loved One Through Alcohol Detox

When a person decides to attempt alcohol detox, it is important to know the facts about the extent of the alcohol abuse.  In many cases, prolonged abuse results in some intense or dangerous withdrawal symptoms. …


Eating Healthy During Alcohol Detox

Staying Healthy During and After Alcohol Detox

Alcohol detox can be a grueling procedure, especially if you have been drinking for a very long time or if you have been drinking massive amounts. Also, a lot depends on your physical condition when…


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Myths vs Facts About Alcoholism

A myth is defined as “a false belief or idea.”  We usually think of myths as simple stories shared by our grandparents or other relatives.  However, there are other types of myths that are false…


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The Dangers of Alcohol Detox

  The dangers of alcohol detox are numerous. Alcohol is one of the most, if not the most, dangerous of substances from which to detox. Once an individual starts drinking alcohol, just as using any…