Facts to Consider Regarding Alcohol Detox if You Think You Have a Drinking Problem and Want to Quit

One of the primary symptoms of having an alcohol use disorder (*: see below for definition) is it tells us we don’t have a problem. Even when we reach for a bottle to “take the edge off.” Even when we lie to a loved one, employer or co-worker about our drinking. Even when we find…

Alcohol Detox Helps Brain Recover Quickly

While studies have shown the brain is impaired by abuse of alcohol—e.g., the volume of brain matter shrinks or atrophies[1]—research has also demonstrated alcohol detox can reverse this process in a relatively short time. Indeed, the head of one study, Gabriele Ende, a professor of medical physics at the Central Institute of Mental Health in…

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Dangers of Alcohol Detox at Home

Millions of Americans across the United States have struggled with an addiction to alcohol. Binge drinking and alcohol abuse have led to thousands of deaths across the country, cutting decades across people’s lives. Fortunately, it is possible to overcome alcohol use disorder and stop the various problematic forms of drinking, which can benefit both your…