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Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Millions of people deal with alcohol use disorder in the United States. Although people know that alcohol is harming their lives and bodies, they struggle to quit using alcohol and begin the path to sobriety. One reason is they fear the discomfort and pain that comes from alcohol withdrawal. Going through the withdrawal process alone…

What Are The Dangers of Detox?

Detoxifying the body of drugs and alcohol is the first major step a person can take toward recovery. The process is often painful, frightening, and overwhelming. Many men and women struggling with addiction choose to enter treatment facilities that provide assistance during this period. Some, on the other hand, attempt to detox at home without…

Is It More Dangerous To Detox From Alcohol Or Heroin?

Both alcohol and heroin addiction can lead to deadly detox and withdrawals. Mistakenly, people think that avoiding a detox center or medical withdrawal is a better, cheaper option than paying for professional detox. The ultimate cost could be their lives. Detoxing at home from either heroin or alcohol can lead to severe consequences as symptoms…