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Detox

Detox is basically the short term used for detoxification. It means removing the toxic substances present in your body. Detox also refers to the withdrawal period when an individual’s body returns to homeostasis after using an addictive substance for a long period of time. This is one of the important functions of the kidneys, liver and the lower gastrointestinal tract. Artificial techniques are also used for detoxification like dialysis and chelation therapy.

Detox is a condition that is associated with some symptoms like feeling sluggish, having digestive problems, skin problems, pains, aches, straying away from the healthy health habits, etc. you have to remove and eliminate the Detox from your body, then feed it with healthy nutrients to protect yourself from diseases and maintain the capacity of restoring the optimum health.

Generally detoxification means cleaning the blood in your body. This is done by removing the impurities from your blood present in the body where the toxins are processed. If the impurities are not filtered properly from your body, then it affects every cell of your body in an adverse way.

There are alternative medicines available for the removal of the toxins from the body through electrical or electromagnetic treatments like the Aqua Detox treatment. There are also some diets recommended for detoxifying the body by removing the toxins and other contaminants. The Detox diets usually consist of fruits and vegetables. It should constitute a major part of one’s intake of food. It is also recommended to limit or eliminate completely the intake of alcohols and at the same time drink lots of water.

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Understanding Dual Diagnosis

substance abuse and mental health

When two mental disorders or illnesses occur at the same time, or in sequence, in the same person, it is known as comorbidity; when these conditions are diagnosed, it is called a dual diagnosis. Mental disorders are defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse as “A mental condition marked primarily by sufficient disorganization of….

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Professionals Are Drinking The Working Classes Under The Table

Britain’s alcohol epidemic is being fuelled by stressed middle-class drinkers, it was revealed yesterday. As figures showed drink-related deaths more than doubling since the early 1990s, research also revealed that white- collar workers are more likely to consume alcohol every day than the working classes. Most admit their heaviest drinking is done at home, with….

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Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis is the co-existence of a mental health disorder and drug addiction or alcoholism. Dual diagnosis also can be co-existence of eating disorder or drug addiction or alcoholism. To recover completely the person will require addiction treatment and psychiatric treatment for both problems. Alcohol and drug problem is common in Dual diagnosis and it….

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Red Watch Band friends don’t let friends get too drunk

When Suzanne Fields’ son died of an alcohol overdose last year, a few days after completing his first year of college, she decided she wanted to keep other students from suffering the same fate. “I thought at the time my son died that his death was preventable, that I wanted to do something to prevent….

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Tide turns in favour of drug reform

One hundred years ago, the US convened the International Opium Conference. This meeting of 13 nations in Shanghai was the beginning of global drug prohibition. Prohibition slowly became one of the most universally applied policies in the world. But a century on, international support for this blanket drug policy is slowly but inexorably unravelling. In….

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