Alcohol Detox in Brentwood, New York

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Alcoholism is now also referred to as alcohol use disorder. Alcohol use disorder is a chronic relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive alcohol use, loss of control over alcohol intake, and a negative emotional state when not drinking alcohol. Because alcohol is a legal drug, and because it is more socially acceptable than other substances many people develop alcohol use disorder. Social norms place a priority on consuming alcohol at and during many social activities as well as monumental life experiences or accomplishments. In general, consuming alcohol is encouraged and that much easier to become addicted to.

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For example, when people get married, graduate college, or get promoted, alcohol is served. Alcohol is also served or sought after when a person dies or loses a job or has a bad day. The reasons people drink are extensive-  to have fun, to relax, relax, to forget, etc. In general, alcohol lowers anxiety and makes people feel calm and relaxed. Unfortunately, many people today rely on alcohol too much and drink alcohol. Currently, alcohol use disorder affects nearly 20 million Americans. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:

Approximately 17 million adults ages 18 and older have an alcohol use disorder. (NIAAA)

Alcoholics can over time also develop a physical dependency as well as an addiction to alcohol. What this means is that they will need to keep a continuous level of alcohol in their body or they will begin to experience alcohol withdrawal symptoms. What this means is their bodies react physically when they do not keep alcohol in their system. They will physically feel sick and appear very unwell.

Signs of alcohol withdrawal include:

  • Rapid pulse and high blood pressure
  • Shakiness or delirium tremors
  • Severe anxiety
  • Sweating and chills
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Inability to eat or drink water
  • Hallucinations
  • Intense cravings for alcohol

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Alcohol detox symptoms can also be life-threatening and it is imperative that any person who is experiencing alcohol withdrawals get medical help. Seizures can easily occur when a person is detoxing from alcohol. The U.S. National Library of Medicine confirms how necessary medical supervision is for a person who needs to detox off alcohol:

Some drinkers that consume alcohol in quantities outside healthy limits will develop an acute alcohol withdrawal syndrome when they abruptly stop or substantially reduce their alcohol consumption. Most patients manifest symptoms that may start as early as six to eight hours after an abrupt reduction in alcohol intake. It may include any combination of generalized hyperactivity, anxiety, tremor, sweating, nausea, retching, tachycardia, hypertension, and mild pyrexia. (NLM)

If you or a relative are experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms the alcohol detox program we connect persons to in Brentwood, NY provides safe and effective medications that reverse alcohol withdrawals. Medically managed alcohol detox is the easiest way to help a person begin to recover from their disease. The alcohol detox unit we send clients to is licensed by the state of New York and is staffed by leading professionals who specialize in alcoholism and addiction treatment. Every client is assessed by leading experts who provide ongoing mental and emotional health assessments, professional counseling, and encouragement; as well as provide a detailed treatment plan for after detoxification. 

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