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Alcohol detoxification is the process of ridding the body of excessive amounts of alcohol (toxins). It can be different for everyone depending on the individuals drinking habits and history. This information is from my experience as a recouping alcoholic. I not claim to have medical information about the detoxification process. From years of drinking I have been through many different development of detoxification. Some worse than others. I will share those dreaded with you here and what I learned from the process.

Detox basically methods to rid the body of toxins. Depending Garcinia Cambogia on how much and for how long you've got been drinking, how much time it takes to entirely rid the body of alcohol can vary. From a few days a number of months. From experience as an alcoholic and due to the further advancement of the disease of alcoholism, the period of time increases as the disease moves along. It has been my experience. Meaning, over the years, each time I detoxed from alcohol the period it took to rid my body of the toxins increased. There may be a medical reason for this, such as liver organ damage, but I'm not a doctor, nor do i play one on TV, so i have no idea the reason.

There are really several parts to alcohol detox. First, one must stop adding more alcohol to their body. If you want to stop drinking, you're going to have to stop drinking. If you're anything like me, that was a lot easier said then done. "I'll quit tomorrow" was a common theme in my life, yet tomorrow never came. It's been said there are two things an alcoholic does not like; the way things are and change. What a dilemma. How you stop drinking is a whole different topic, but basically it's very easy; you stop. For me, wanting to stop meant the pain of the way things were finally outweighed the fear of trying something different (i. e. living without alcohol). I realized I could not not live with or without alcohol. Again, getting past that point was not easy and may even fill numerous more articles.

So you have stopped drinking, now what? Again, this depends on the amount and how long you have been drinking. As an experienced drinker, I knew that once I reached around 1 liter of vodka consumption in a 24 hour period for more than a few consecutive days, the detox process would be... well, hell. Meaning I was in for some pretty discomforting withdraw symptoms like cold sweats, nausea, and headaches. These may not sound bad, but if you've ever experienced them you know it's horrible. Withdraw symptoms, depending on the individuals drinking history, can and usually are area of the detoxing process. If you or anyone you know is experiencing withdraw symptoms from alcohol, it is highly recommended you consult doctor. Alcohol detox and withdraw can be extremely serious resulting in seizures and hallucinations. Within my first attempt at sobriety in 1997, I was drinking roughly 2 liters of vodka a day for several months. When i abruptly quit, I finished up in the hospital for a week going through severe detox and withdraw. I experienced hallucinations and had to be strapped to the bed to prevent me from pulling out my IV's.

The actual detox process can last from a few days to a week or more. The best I have ever spent in a detox specific facility was seven days. And that was prior to entering an in-patient treatment program, also known as "rehab. inches On a few occasions I detoxed myself or had a close relative help me reduce the consumption of alcohol over a few days. This I would not recommend. From experience it does not work very well. If you are an alcoholic, and only you know if you are or not, the last thing you should do is control your drinking. I can either control it, or enjoy it, not both. It's sort of like placing a young child in a room with a big red button and telling them not to push it. The best thing is finding a facility dedicated to alcohol detox. Plus, sometimes they have medication such as Librium that helps with the detox and withdraw symptoms making it less painful.

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