Removing Drug and Alcohol Toxins
Professional detox helps rid the body of the harmful toxins in the body that resulted from drug or alcohol abuse. This medical process also helps ease the discomfort and pain of going through withdrawal.
In some cases – such as with opiate detox, alcohol detox, and benzodiazepine detox – severe withdrawal symptoms can be life-threatening. For this reason, medically supervised detox is highly recommended to ensure that professional staff is on hand to provide life-saving care if needed. And where possible, medical professionals will try to prevent sympspetoms from becoming severe in the first place by providing treatment methods customized to each patient’s situation.