Facing drinking problems? Looking for a way out? Alcohol Helplines can offer you support, understanding, and guidance. More about alcohol hotlines and what to expect during and after the conversation here.
What are the side effects of alcohol withdrawal? Why do they occur? When do you need to get immediate help for dangerous side effects? Answers to these questions here.
Yes, alcohol withdrawal CAN be dangerous, especially if you are a heavy or long time drinker. We review the main reasons you should seek medical help during alcohol withdrawal here.
Alcohol withdrawal treatment includes management of symptoms using prescription medications. In fact, the primary goals of treating alcohol withdrawal are to prevent seizures and/or delirium tremens and to moderate discomfort related to autonomic instability. More on the treatment of alcohol withdrawal here,
Detoxing from drugs and booze is going to be uncomfortable. Hopefully, though, these tips and tricks will make it a bit easier.
What is nutrition assisted detox (NAD)? We talk with the innovative healthcare organization who offer this service about the benefits, risks, and cost of NAD here.
You can help an alcoholic in the process of identifying the problem as well as helping research appropriate treatment options. More on how to do this here.
Seek medical supervision during alcohol detox. Dependence must be assessed and serious conditions can occur in the first 72 hours. More on detox from alcohol protocol here.
While most cases of acute detox are over within about a week, detox from alcohol can last anywhere from a few hours to several months. We review the common symptoms that can occur, their risks, and the complete time it takes to go through alcohol detox here.
Seek 24-7 medical supervision during alcohol withdrawal for diagnosis and treatment of possible severe conditions. Treatments then include oral benzodiazepines, anti-seizure or anti-psychotic medications and fluid intake. More here on where to get help for alcohol withdrawal and what to expect during withdrawal.