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Detox or detoxification includes two things:

1) Withdrawing poisonous substance from the body.

2) Withdrawing one's mind and soul from the darkness of abused substances.

The term Rapid detox was first used ten years ago and was specially related to opiate addictions. But
today, it is mostly used to advertise and describe various methods of detox. Rapid detox can be used to
describe the methods of alcohol detoxification, drug detox and other substances.
Drug detox

It is a process to withdraw one from drug addiction. Detoxification assists the overcoming of
uncomfortable symptoms at the time of drug withdrawal. The ultimate goal of drug detox is to get the
body rid of toxins formed due to drug use. It is carried out in various ways depending on where you
decide to receive the treatment. Most drug detox clinics provide treatment only for physical withdrawal
of drugs and alcohol.

Alcohol detoxification

Alcohol detoxification is the process to withdraw one from alcohol addiction.

There are various aspects of alcohol detoxification:

1) The first aspect of alcohol detoxification is the medical aspect. There should be a medical specialist
and a qualified nursing staff in order to help the patient during the procedure. It is an established fact
that if a medical practitioner can set the patient's mind calm then the entire procedure goes smoothly.

2) The second aspect of alcohol detoxification is physical. During this process there should be a
nutritionist in the medical center to put the patient on a perfect meal plan. If the patient takes balanced
diet then the rest of the alcohol detoxification process will go more smoothly.

3) The third and the most important aspect of alcohol detoxification is the emotional aspect. The
medical center should have a trained team of psychologists and counselors to help the patient
psychologically. The process can be extremely emotional at times. Specialists should be there to assist
the patient move forward through emotions.

4) Alcohol detoxification always combines a therapy with medication and that of psychological
counseling. These programs are often long lasting; they mostly take two to four months and needs
staying at medical institutions. Therapy techniques and personal counseling assist the patients to
recover from alcohol completely and more comfortably. The drugs are given to avoid withdrawal
symptoms that the patients may experience. Complete recovery from alcoholism is most preferable and
the ideal situation.
5) Alcohol detoxification therapies use drugs like Disulfiram, which cause a severe and immediate
hangover after consuming alcohol. Drugs like Naltrexone, helps in complete and comfortable recovery.

6) Nutritional therapy has also proved helpful in alcohol detoxification. During this stage, some patients
feel 'insulin resistance syndrome' which results in the failure of processing sugar in body. "Insulin
resistance syndrome" causes behavioral upsets and mood swings. These mood swings and behavioral
upsets can be controlled with specific dietary regimen. Due to these types of psychological problems
one should include a dietary regimen during alcohol detoxification.

7) There are some specific programs that help heavy drinkers who are not yet alcoholics but on the
same way yet to become alcoholics. Moderation management also helps such people.

								
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