Treatment of Alcohol Detoxification

Quitting alcohol is a big challenge for many people, especially in the early stages while going through detox. Many individuals will experience severe symptoms of detoxification especially you are a heavy drinker.

Some side effects include:

  • An almost uncontrollable need for a drink
  • Tremors
  • Lethargy
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Hallucinations
  • Seizures

In many cases, you may experience symptoms that abate after a couple of days, especially with the assistance of detox supplements. More severe symptoms will require medical intervention in a controlled medical environment with certain medications prescribed by professionals. 

Your recovery process will be different from everyone else depending on the severity of your alcohol dependency. These include length of treatment time,  detox phase and other types of therapy that may include rehab centers.

Once you leave a detox facility you should enroll in a rehabilitation program to help you remain sober and healthier. Let’s now have a look at the nutritional deficiencies resulting from heavy drinking.

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Nutritional Deficiencies

If you abuse alcohol you most likely have vitamin and mineral deficiency. While going through detox, it’s important to take vitamins to address your deficiencies. They help to heal your body by providing necessary nutritional support.

If you have an alcohol use disorder you probably like to replace your food with alcohol which is a leading cause of nutritional deficiency. If you do manage to eat healthy meals, your body may not be able to digest them because of the impact of alcohol. Heavy alcohol use affects how your body absorbs nutrients such as vitamins B1 and B12, folic acid, and zinc.

 You need to replace the lost nutrients, and one of the best ways to do that is with supplements for alcohol withdrawal. You can also choose herbal supplements to complement your alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

Super B Complex Vitamins
Super B-Complex with Folic Acid Plus Vitamin C. Plays an important role in energy metabolism in the body. Helps the body convert food into the fuel which is used to maintain energy. B vitamins help support liver health and may reduce cravings for alcohol. They have cleansing properties and can remove toxins produced by detoxification.  Leafy greens, fruits, meat, and eggs also provides a healthy dose of B vitamins.
Vitamin C with Vitamin D3 Zinc Elderberry Ginger Root
Pure Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, Zinc, Elderberry, & Ginger root without the use of fillers or binders.  Vitamin C deficiency can lead to fatigue or depression. Citrus, bell peppers, strawberries, tomatoes, Cruciferous vegetables and white potatoes are good sources of vitamin C.
Zinc Caplets 50mg
Zinc Caplets for immune system health. The Zinc in Nature’s Bounty Zinc Caplets is a trace element that plays a vital role in immune support. Zinc deficiency symptoms include reduced sense of taste and smell, crusty skin sores on the face, and poor night vision. Zinc deficiency may cause depression, irritability, confusion, and apathy, which are often challenges for people with an alcohol addiction. Food sources for zinc include oysters, beef, eggs, turkey, seeds, nuts and dark chicken meat.
Magnesium 300mg Capsules
Magnesium absorption is vital to promoting stronger bone, teeth, & joint structure. Take Magnesium 300 to promote stronger nerve and muscle function for a healthier body and circulation. Magnesium supplements may help to reduce anxiety, irritability, twitches and cramps that result from detoxing. Dark chocolate, avocados, nuts, legumes, tofu, seeds and whole grains are great sources of magnesium.
Omega 3 Fish Oil Triple Strength
Extra High Potency Omega 3 Fish Oil: 2720 MG, 1250 EPA 488 DHA per serving (2 softgels), 90 servings per bottle. Low omega 3 levels can cause fatigue, insomnia, poor concentration, depression, memory issues and mood swings. Food sources include oily fresh fish, canned fish, canola oil, flaxseed oil and soybean oil.
NeuroCalm Promote Feelings of Calm, Healthy Moods, Serotonin Support Supplement
Amino acid supplements helps with alcohol craving, intoxication and withdrawal. Low levels of amino acids include decreased immunity, digestive problems, depression, fertility issues and lower mental alertness. Food sources for amino acids are beef, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy, soy, quinoa and buckwheat.
Organic Milk Thistle Extract Capsules
 The “good stuff” in Milk Thistle is called Silymarin Flavonoids. The more Silymarin Flavonoids, the better the Milk Thistle! Milk thistle may prevent the onset of alcoholic cirrhosis. The herb can effectively block the toxins from interfering with the liver. It can boost liver function, promote bile flow and reduce alcohol cravings. Foods that promote liver health include coffee, tea, grapefruit, blueberries and cranberries, grapes and cruciferous vegetables.
Kudzu Root Extract Capsules
Traditional herb with a powerful source of naturally occurring vitamins and antioxidants.  Kudzu is taken to reduce cravings for alcohol. It can help people drink more slowly, take more time between sips resulting in lower intakes of alcohol. It can reduce symptoms of alcohol hangover, including headache, upset stomach, dizziness, and vomiting

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