Category: detox

Alcoholics: When Did the Fun End?

Properly defining if a person is an alcoholic is no easy task. There are several factors you have to consider, some of them hidden from view. One person could be calmly sipping a mojito on a bar corner. Another could be downing his or her third can of beer. Are they both alcoholics? Yes and no. Better put, they could be, but it’s hard to tell. It’s less about what they drink as to how they drink it. Alcoholism influences a person’s entire life, so alcoholics are identified by how their lives are affected, as well as the lives of ... Read more

3 Week Natural and Healthy No Alcohol Detox Diet: Remove Toxins and Boost Energy with a Body Cleansing Home Detox Plan

This plan is not focused on addicts or recovering addicts. Rather it is aimed at those looking for a healthier version of themselves. Those addicted to alcohol need to seek treatment immediately from a licensed and accredited treatment center. This post will dive into the 3 week natural detox diet. The human body is constantly exposed to toxins in the environment and in food and drink consumed. While some of these are eliminated naturally from the body, a build-up of harmful toxins can cause lethargy and insomnia that saps the body of energy. This three-week detox diet, adapted from the ... Read more

Natural Detoxification -Psyllium: The Benefits of the Natural Herb and Fiber Supplement, Psyllium

Pills, drink mixes, meal plans, point systems, shakes, meal bars, and various starvation techniques have topped the lists of weight-loss strategies for generations. The healthiest of these weight loss products are natural detoxification products—natural colon cleansing supplements. Originally, colon cleansing was considered a purely surgical process; gradually into the forefront of the herbal weight loss industry, however, are capsule and powder varieties of colon-cleansing supplements. These are largely dietary fiber supplements. The most basic and natural of these is psyllium. Benefits Psyllium comes from the processed and ground seed husks of the plantago ovata plant. Psyllium seed husks are valued ... Read more

What Do I Need To Know About Detox Going In?

What You Need To Know About Detox Detoxing from a substance is something that thousands of Americans choose to do each year. It’s a brave decision to make a better way of life for yourself. Many alcoholics and addicts go into treatment not knowing quite what to expect. They may perceive treatment as something entirely different than it really is. While inpatient detox definitely restricts activities in the world outside of the treatment, it’s actually a place of freedom. During the course of substance abuse, people lose their freedom to make decisions in their own lives. They may be so ... Read more

Amino Acids Role In Drug and Alcohol Addiction

I would like to start by giving you the definition of Addiction and Amino Acids according to Websters dictionary… Addiction:compulsive needfor and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined  physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly :  persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful. Amino acid:an amphoteric organic acid containing the amino group NH2; especially :  any of the various amino acids having the amino group in the alpha position that are the chief components of proteins and are synthesized by living cells or are obtained as ... Read more

Is Detoxing At Home Safe

When seriously considering cleaning up your life from long-term substance abuse and drug/alcohol addiction, the tendency is to take it on alone without the help of outside forces.  This has been proven to be the absolute worst approach when attempting to get clean and sober.  Individuals who have been consistently misusing drugs and alcohol for prolonged periods of time lack the willpower and discipline needed to effectively counteract the years of damage they’ve inflicted upon themselves repeatedly.  Intervention on behalf of a medical professional is the safest most effective remedy in the treatment of substance abuse disorders.  Self-detoxing can be ... Read more