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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Detox is the first step on your life-saving journey to eliminate the abuse of and dependency on alcohol. Some people have an intense and all-consuming need to consume alcohol simply for their body and mind to feel normal. An alcohol detox, administered under the care of medical professionals to manage the alcohol withdrawal symptoms, can help you regain control of your life. If you or someone you love is suffering from an alcohol use disorder, contact New Start Recovery online today or make a confidential call to us at 833.433.0448 and discuss how you can get the professional help you deserve at our alcohol detox center.

What Is An Alcohol Detox Program?

Detox is the natural process occurring within the body when it attempts to rid your system of toxins after excessive and long-term alcohol consumption. This alcohol detox should happen in a setting where you feel safe and comfortable and can be monitored to guard against and treat any and all alcohol withdrawal symptoms you may experience at the alcohol detox center. Alcohol detox is usually accompanied by thoughtfully administered medication to help you with the most severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms, around-the-clock medical observation, and a myriad of therapies to address the abuse of alcohol itself and the additional underlying mental health issues that should be resolved. This is necessary to prevent a relapse after the alcohol withdrawal.

Before undergoing an alcohol detox with New Start Recovery, clients will work closely with our trained medical team to review their complete history of alcohol consumption, as well as any drugs being used, and their entire medical history. This detailed information will allow our staff to develop a highly personalized treatment plan.

The next step in an alcohol detox is the medication that will help mitigate the impact of withdrawal and treat co-occurring issues that may be at the root of your alcohol dependency. Finally, once you are safe and stable and the alcohol has been removed from your body, you will undergo various counseling to teach you a healthy way forward to recover fully. Some of the therapies you may experience at New Start Recovery include:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Dual diagnosis

The Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

Detox can seem scary, but you don’t have to (and should not) experience it alone. Our caring staff will compassionately help you manage your alcohol withdrawal symptoms as your body and mind cope with the sudden elimination of alcohol from your system. The alcohol withdrawal symptoms experienced during an alcohol detox may be mild for some but severe for others.

You may experience some of the following symptoms during your alcohol detox:

  • Anxiety
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleep issues
  • Sweating
  • Shakiness
  • Hallucinations
  • Blood pressure changes
  • Increased heart rate
  • Depression
  • Loneliness

Throughout the entire process at our alcohol detox center, you will be monitored and kept safe. Our primary goal is to help you come out of the other side of alcohol detox and begin your journey toward recovery.

Do You Need An Alcohol Detox?

When you need to drink alcohol to feel normal, and most of your social events and daily life activities center around drinking, you likely need to seek help. It is also likely that there may be more going on in your brain than just an alcohol use disorder. You could have anger issues or anxiety, and these concerns must also be addressed to learn how to cope with everyday life without ever needing to take a drink. Opting for an alcohol detox at New Start Recovery will not only allow you to experience alcohol withdrawal in a safe, small facility with personalized care and trained therapists, but you will also enjoy having access to:

  • iComfort beds
  • An in-house chef
  • Fitness program
  • Activities such as rock climbing, golfing and trips to the beach

Learn More at New Start Recovery

If you or someone you love is suffering from alcohol abuse and you are ready to start down the path toward recovery, contact New Start Recovery using our secure online form or call us at 833.433.0448 today.

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