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The Dangers of Detoxing at Home

The Dangers of Detoxing at Home

Nearly half of Americans have experience with addiction in one way or another [1]. We all know someone who has faced the challenges of fighting addiction. Detox is the first step in getting sober, but detoxing outside of a Boca detox center can be a dangerous choice. Detoxification is a medically and emotionally challenging process that can be deadly without…

What Happens After Cocaine Detox?

What Happens After Cocaine Detox?

Many drugs hijack the brain’s natural communication systems, flooding them with excess dopamine to produce a high. Cocaine is responsible for this, blocking dopamine transmitters and resulting in overflow of neurotransmitters in the brain [1]. With neurological chemical manipulations of the brain, cocaine produces challenging detox symptoms. Defeating the neurochemical manipulations and controls requires medical detox for safe recovery [2].…

Mental Health Support During Alcohol Detox

Mental Health Support During Alcohol Detox

Many patients struggling with alcohol use disorder are also struggling with co-occurring mental health and medical problems [1]. These kinds of intersections present unique challenges when it comes to the detox process. At Detox Boca, our alcohol detox home is run by caring professionals who understand that patients need mental health support during alcohol detox. Mental health support during the…

What to Bring to a Detox Center

What to Bring to a Detox Center

The detoxification process can be one of the most challenging aspects of recovery. Whether you’re detoxing from alcohol, heroin, Xanax, or other drugs, it’s important to find the safest resources for your detox process. At Detox Boca, our Boca Raton drug rehab and detox facility is a trusted resource for effective detox approaches. We offer medically monitored detox for your…

Myths about Marijuana Detox

Myths about Marijuana Detox

With more states allowing recreational or medical marijuana use, many people aren’t sure about how dangerous this drug can be. While not as immediately damaging as some other drugs, marijuana does have the potential to cause considerable cognitive damage. For example, prolonged marijuana use during adolescence and early adulthood can lead to impaired connections with neurons, causing problems with self-awareness,…

How to Manage Alcohol Withdrawals

How to Manage Alcohol Withdrawals

When a person is an alcoholic, their body has grown used to the alcohol they’re consuming. When the drinking is reduced or stopped entirely, the nerves within the brain can fire erratically [1], which can result in a wide variety of withdrawal symptoms. At Detox Boca, we offer safe and effective alcoholic detox in Delray. We understand the proper techniques…

How to Safely Detox from Alcohol

How to Safely Detox from Alcohol

Alcohol isn’t healthy for a person’s body. It’s a harmful poison. As a person continues drinking, their body develops a state of homeostasis or dependency upon the alcohol. When the drinking stops, the body goes haywire as it tries to readjust to the lack of alcohol. Generally, alcohol withdrawal symptoms dissolve within a week [1], but that doesn’t mean they…

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