Detox: Boxing with the Fox of Addiction
Yes, this headline was meant to make you laugh. Hopefully it lightens your fear about the detoxification process. The good news is that most modern rehab facilities have taken great steps forward with their detox programs and it is not as bad as it was in years past. We are not saying that the detox stage is all fun and games because it is not at all, but there are ways to stay as comfortable as possible.
Enrolling into an inpatient detox program is the best way to cope with withdrawal symptoms. Inpatient programs offer 24-hour medical attention who will provide you with special medication to help with the pain caused by withdrawal symptoms. Having a medical staff guide you through this tough stage of the recovery process will keep you as comfortable as possible. If you have any other questions about completing a detox cycle call (260) 240-8831 .
Do Not Try This at Home
For whatever reason some addicts think that if they detox at home instead of in an inpatient facility, their withdrawal symptoms will be less serve. That is a myth. Detoxing via ways of cold turkey at home without the proper supervision can be very dangerous. If detoxing off of alcohol, you could experience seizures which could be prove to be deadly. The most common symptoms when trying to break your physical dependence to drugs and alcohol include puking, sweating, shaking, loss of appetite and trouble sleeping. Seek the help of professionals so that you can be kept as comfortable as possible while becoming ill at this point.
The Sooner It Is Done You Move On
If admitting you have a problem with drugs or alcohol is the hardest part, then the detoxification process is a close second. Breaking the chemical bond, you have with heroin, cocaine and liquor can be hard. But nobody said achieving sobriety would be easy, but they probably did say it would be worth it. Getting your happiness back and being able to put your life back on tracks is a wonderful feeling. Going from rock bottom to back on top will give you a new life. Call (260) 240-8831 to speak with someone on how to get started on the road to recovery.