Medically Assisted Drug Detox
A thorough medical evaluation is the first stage in a medically assisted drug detox to establish an accurate picture of each patient’s needs. During this evaluation, experts gather information about a patient’s medical history and the circumstances of their addiction to create a bespoke detox strategy.
To begin the process of recovery from addiction, many people who are dependent on alcohol or drugs must undergo a detoxification process (also known as a detox). On the basis that someone who is physically ill will have a hard time dealing with mental health issues, detox is a method of treatment. The goal of a detox program is to first address the physical symptoms of addiction so that patients are better able to address the psychological aspects of their addiction during a more in-depth rehabilitation session.
A patient’s body will begin to experience withdrawal symptoms when the amount of alcohol or drugs in their system is steadily decreased. A person’s addiction to alcohol or drugs, the sort of substance they’re hooked to, how much they’ve been consuming, and their overall mental and physical health all have a role in the severity of their withdrawal symptoms.
No matter how many times a person has gone through detox, each time is different. This is something that everyone should keep in mind while considering their own experience with detox.
Many different physical and psychological symptoms can be associated with withdrawal.
The following physical withdrawal symptoms may occur:
Vomiting, nausea, and diarrhoea
Shivering and trembling
Extreme heat and/or chills
Heart rate increased
Pain in the muscles and bones
Dreams that are vivid and unpleasant
Symptoms of psychological withdrawal may include the following:
Inability to focus
Mood swings that are extreme
Cravings for the substance are intense
Following medically assisted drug detox, patients will be prepared to enter an alcohol or drug rehabilitation program, where they will undergo intense psychological counseling. Typically, alcohol and drug rehab occurs as part of a 28-day addiction treatment program.
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