Alcohol Detox

Alcoholism is extremely prevalent today, and the symptoms of withdrawal can be severe. Learn more about alcohol detox information here.

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Delirium Tremens (DTs) Demystified

Delirium Tremens: Its Symptoms and Treatments At Bright Future Recovery, our goal is helping people, and the “product” we are “selling” is merely that of saving lives. As such, we try to stay abreast of the problems and hurdles anyone going to rehabilitation might experience. One scary and potentially life-threatening issue of detoxing from alcohol …

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Medication Treatment Options for Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol dependency doesn’t always get the serious attention it warrants. From its use with other drugs to its devastating effects on the mind, helping people overcome this disease means more than helping people enjoy a better life – it’s about saving their lives. Treatment for alcohol use disorder often involves a multifaceted approach, comprised of …

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How Long Do Alcohol Cravings Last During Alcohol Addiction Recovery?

Trying to quit alcohol when you have a legitimate addiction will bring on one of the most difficult forms of withdrawal that you could experience when quitting any substance. And even when you make it a few months into recovery, alcohol is hard to put completely out of sight and out of mind. The cravings …

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How Long to Alcohol Withdrawal Headaches Last?

How Long Do Alcohol Withdrawal Headaches Last?

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms are some of the strongest and most dangerous withdrawal symptoms of any drug.They usually start out mild and depending on the amount and usage of alcohol consumption, can become life-threatening. How Long Before Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Start? Alcohol withdrawal comes on quickly (within hours of your last drink), has an intense peak …

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Alcohol Detox: Timelines for Alcohol withdrawal and PAWS

Alcohol Detox: Timelines for Alcohol Withdrawal and PAWS

Each person struggling with recovery will have his or her own journey to recovery. Recuperation depends on the individual, the amount of alcohol used, and how long the individual was abusing alcohol. Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) can affect individuals through the first couple years of recovery. It is important to understand each person has a …

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Am I A High-Functioning Alcoholic, And Do I Need Treatment?

Dangers Of High-Functioning Alcoholism

Alcoholism is one of the most dangerous forms of addiction, and this type of substance abuse disorder may not manifest immediately recognizable symptoms. It can take months or years for a slight alcohol abuse problem to turn into full-blown dependency, but alcoholism is ultimately inevitable for anyone who abuses alcohol consistently. High-functioning alcoholism usually combines …

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Does A High-Functioning Alcoholic Still Need Treatment

Seven Reasons Why High-Functioning Alcoholics Need Treatment

Not every alcoholic is falling apart at the seams or visibly struggling with the activities of daily life. Indeed, some high-functioning alcoholics seem to suffer few ill effects from their alcohol consumption and may thrive in their job environment or social life. Despite masking the negative impact alcohol can have on a person’s health, the …

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The Dangers of Quitting Alcohol Cold-Turkey

Why Quitting Alcohol On Your Own Isn’t Sobering, But Deadly

[two_third]Quitting “cold turkey” may work for cigarettes and a few other types of addiction, but alcoholism brings an entirely different situation. Alcoholism causes profound effects in the mind and body, and the dependency that alcoholism creates is extremely difficult to break. Quitting alcohol on your own can be very dangerous for a person with advanced …

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Your Environment’s Role In Detox

Why Comfortable Surroundings Set the Stage for Drug Detox Success

Anyone struggling with substance abuse likely dreads the thought of entering detox, no matter how much he or she wants to get clean. Detox often brings to mind images of withdrawal symptoms, sterile hospital beds, and indifferent staff. Drug detox doesn’t have to be this way. Many substance abuse treatment facilities all over the country …

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How to Do Thanksgiving Sober and Survive the Family Drama - Bright Future Recovery

How to Do Thanksgiving Sober and Survive the Family Drama

Most Americans look forward to Thanksgiving as a time to celebrate with family and friends, but the holidays can be stressful for some, especially those struggling with substance abuse or who have recently completed rehab. For a person suffering from an addiction, the temptation to consume alcohol or drugs could amplify over the holidays when …

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