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Drug and Alcohol Detox for Airline Pilots – The Importance of Privacy and Confidentiality

Drug and alcohol detox is a crucial step in addiction treatment for pilots and other professionals. Detoxification is the process of eliminating the addictive substances from the body, and managing withdrawal symptoms that can occur when a person stops using these substances. Here’s a general outline of what drug and alcohol detox for pilots might look like: Medical Assessment: Before beginning the detox process, a comprehensive medical assessment is performed. This assessment evaluates the pilot’s overall health and the severity […]

Why should I go through medical detox for drug and alcohol addiction?

If you’re struggling with addiction, seeking help is an important step towards recovery. One of the first steps in the addiction treatment process is detoxification or medical detox, which involves clearing your body of drugs or alcohol. Medical detox is a safe and effective way to manage withdrawal symptoms and cravings. In this blog post, we’ll discuss why you should go through medical detox for addiction. What is Medical Detox? Medical detox is a process of clearing the body of […]

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What Medications Are Used During Drug Detox?

Taking the first step towards getting better, drug detox is the process of removing drugs and other substances from your body to help you physically and psychologically come to terms with de-addiction. It is often considered the prequel to a full-fledged rehab programme. Depending upon the frequency of usage, types of drugs involved, and the body’s dependence on the substances, it can take from a few days to a few weeks to get through detox. While it sounds simple, detox […]

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What To Expect Going Into Detox

Substance abuse disorder is a disease that doesn’t have the same effect on every patient. There is a range of symptoms that every person experiences once they have completely surrendered to alcohol and drugs. Ranging from mild to severe, this disease wouldn’t let any two people have the exact same symptoms and effects. This is the primary reason why treatment for substance abuse disorder depends heavily on the number of symptoms a patient has. Some people develop such a strong […]

How to Identify a Top Rated Detox Facility?

Taking the decision to leave your addiction behind can be challenging to begin with. It sometimes takes more than a few reasons to do so. But, once you are at that precipice, your journey towards recovery must be as smooth as possible. The detox facility you choose plays the most crucial role here. While there are an excess of options available right now, selecting the one on which your future life shall depend can sound like a daunting task. Moreover, […]

Do Insurance Companies Pay for Medical Detox?

Commonly, yes. In any case, insurance agencies may request that individuals look over a little arrangement of affirmed financials, and they may request that individuals pay a portion of the costs associated with the treatment. Medical detox facilities frequently have staff members who are prepared to manage insurance companies, and they can respond to inquiries regarding coverage quickly and easily. Detox can mean various things depending upon the insurance company. Regardless of the method or provider, the result is the […]

What Not to Do During Medical Detox

Going in for detox and surrendering yourself to your health care providers to treat your addiction is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your loved ones. Addiction is an ever progressive condition that will only get worse if you left it untreated. Medical detox is one thing that you can do to save your life.  What is Medical Detox? The term detox is defined as cleansing the body of unhealthy food but what about […]

Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

Opiates are one of the most common illicit drugs abused in the country today. Once the drug addict decides to stop using opiates, they may experience a lot of withdrawal symptoms and if these symptoms are not treated immediately, there is a chance that the user will relapse in to using opiates once again.  What Does it Means When You Withdraw from Opiates? The opiate drug is derived from opium poppy plants which can activate the opioid receptors of the […]

How to Stay Clean After Detoxing from Drugs

Staying clean after being free from drugs is a big challenge for those who have been addicted to drugs. This is even harder for those who have relapsed over and over again. However, it is not an impossible thing to do and in this article, we will give you the best tips on how you can stay clean even after you have been detoxed from drugs.  Detoxing from Drugs: the First Step  When we say a person is detoxing, it […]

Infrared Saunas and Addiction Treatment

Have you heard of this new pseudoscience health trend, infrared saunas? That’s right, health professionals (doctors, chiropractors, and PTs) are also on board, saying that these have a wide variety of health benefits and promote healthy living for its users. These saunas have gone to show benefits such as healing skin conditions, easing pain, increasing overall health, and improving joint and muscle flexibility. You may be asking yourself, how does sitting in a hot room, sweating help improve your overall […]

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