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Why Drug Withdrawal Requires Detox

For individuals who want to stop engaging in substance abuse, drug withdrawal can be a great obstacle. Withdrawal occurs when long-time usage suddenly stops or significantly decreases. It can also arise when a dependency has gotten too great, requiring individuals to take larger and larger doses. Withdrawal symptoms are not usually life-threatening, but they can…

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Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms–What to Expect

Addiction is a complex disease. It has both physical and mental aspects requiring attention so that a person struggling with a substance use disorder can heal. Perhaps the most obvious signs of addiction are the withdrawal symptoms that arise when dependency reaches a certain point. When one quits regularly abusing a substance, they tend to…

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What Is Detox?

A substance use disorder or addiction to drugs or alcohol takes a toll on the body. Dependency occurs when a person’s brain chemistry is altered due to drugs or alcohol. When this happens, the first step in healing and recovering is usually addiction detox services. If you’re considering rehab for a problem with alcohol, you’re…

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Overcoming an addiction to alcohol is a battle that often starts with a medically supervised detox in a safe and supportive environment. Experts agree that going through it alone at home is typically not a good idea because of potentially severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. So, what are these alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and when will they…

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How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

You’ve been hiding a drinking problem for a while now. However, you don’t want to keep waking up to withdrawal symptoms. Therefore, you’re thinking of entering rehab. But, how long does alcohol detox take? At Santé Center for Healing, our experienced team of alcohol addiction rehab professionals can guide you through the detox process. We…

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How Long Does It Take to Detox from Heroin?

Heroin is one of the most addictive illicit drugs people use. Its potency causes individuals who use it to not only experience an intense feeling of euphoria but to have their brain chemistry become immediately altered. When this occurs, individuals become physically dependent upon the drug. Dependency causing individuals to need more of the drug…

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Can You Detox While Pregnant?

Pregnancy has serious health effects. Women need to be especially careful about their own health and wellbeing during pregnancy because their fetus is highly susceptible to the impacts of any of the substances a mother takes. Whether prescription medication, natural supplements, or drugs and alcohol, the fetus is directly impacted. Therefore, when a mother struggles…

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Staying Sober After Detox

Some people get overly optimistic after detox and believe that once alcohol is out of their system physically, they won’t have a problem staying sober. They learn quickly that matters aren’t that simple. Staying sober after detox takes constant vigilance, especially in the early stages. A detox treatment program can help you gain tools to…

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5 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

For many people who struggle with alcohol, they don’t know they have a problem. But knowing the signs of alcoholism can help in identifying the issue in yourself or your loved one. Understanding the signs of alcohol abuse makes finding treatment that much easier. Santé Center for Healing can help you recognize the signs and…

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How to Detox from Cocaine

The drug hooked you after several binges. You kept chasing that initial euphoria that attracted you to cocaine. Now, you smoke, snort, and inject the drug, but it no longer offers you the satisfaction you crave. If you are addicted to cocaine, you need to seek help from an addiction treatment center to help your…