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Alcohol detox at home process



Can i self detox from alcohol at home without having to stay at a hospital or a medical centre ?


The answer is yes, but first you have to follow certain steps in order to make sure that you won't face a severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms during the alcohol detox period,self-detox from alcohol in most cases is safe so you do not have to stay in a hospital , only severe cases might need a medical attention during detox period

So if you decided to self detox from alcohol at home you should follow the following steps :-

Steps to self detox from alcohol at home

1- Visit Your doctor


Make a visit to your doctor before you perform a self detox at home in order to make sure that your case is not severe, ask him if you can perform your self detoxification at your residence . See why visiting your doctor is important .

2- Stop drinking Alcohol

If you are not a heavy drinker you can do this gradually

3- Tell your family

In order to detox from Alcohol you may need some attention around you during the alcohol withdrawal period this also could give you a useful moral support that is very important in the treatment period.

4- Drink fluids

In order to dilute alcohol and rehydrate the body drinking a lot of fluids is very important , you can drink water ,soup, and your preferred juices this will help a lot to detox your body

5- Practice sports

Exercise will increase your endorphins and make you feel better while detoxing, Also it will keep your mind away from drinking for some time.

6- Don't drink caffeine or smoke cigarettes heavily.

Alcoholics will start to smoking or drink of caffeine excessively in order to compensate alcohol in blood and this might affect your overall health

7- Eat well

Eat a lot of proteins and carbohydrates , avoid sugary foods and drinks and greasy or fatty foods

8- Take vitamins and minerals

Your body now needs to replace after consuming this big amount of alcohol during the detox . so you should take some vitamins and minerals to compensate it , the most needed elements and vitamins are potassium, calcium, magnesium,Vitamin C and Vitamin B.