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Why Detoxing from Opioids at Home Is Dangerous

Why Detoxing from Opioids at Home Is Dangerous

Opioid detox has a nasty reputation. It’s common knowledge that opioid detox can be difficult, uncomfortable, and generally unpleasant. Medically assisted opioid detox is a becoming the safer and easier detox option for opioid addicts. This method limits the unpleasantness associated with detoxing from opioids and makes the entire process a lot more comfortable. Unfortunately, there are still some that…

Drug Overdose Levels in the U.S. Cause Life Expectancy Level to Drop

Drug Overdose Levels in the U.S. Cause Life Expectancy Level to Drop

Drug overdose levels in the U.S. are reaching alarming numbers. The problem has recently been highlighted by media outlets because drug overdoses levels, combined with suicide rates, have caused the U.S. life expectancy to drop for the second year in a row1. The drug culprit is opioid addiction. As well as ruining lives, opioids are sending the American public to…

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…

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…

How Soon Do Withdrawals Start During Heroin Detox?

How Soon Do Withdrawals Start During Heroin Detox?

Heroin is one of the most dangerous illicit drugs that people struggle with today. At Detox Boca, we offer effective opiate addiction treatment in Delray Beach and surrounding areas, and our treatments are especially effective for treating heroin addiction. We offer inpatient and outpatient detox in Delray Beach for alcoholism, heroin addiction, and other struggles. Many people are wondering about…

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