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Home Remedies for Alcohol Withdrawal – Natural Detox

There are many physical, emotional, physiological, environmental and genetic reasons that act in coordination to get addicted to alcohol. The equation can be complexes and still being debated by the medical fraternity around the world to pinpoint the exact causes of alcoholism. While alcoholism is a big problem to deal with, giving it up can cause serious withdrawal symptoms which can be very difficult to deal with. Many natural home remedies can be useful in management of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. 

The process must start by treating the addition to alcohol first and then treat the potential withdrawal symptoms by natural herbs and other home based treatments.

Excessive use of alcohol can produce significantly harmful effect on the nervous system causing fatigue, short term memory loss and eye muscle damages. Alcoholism also can produce more harmful damages such as:

  • Liver disorders
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Blood sugar problems
  • Sexual problems
  • Menstrual problems
  • Birth defects
  • Cancer

Stopping alcohol after a prolonged period of use can produce unpleasant, dangerous and even life threatening consequences

Natural Alcohol Detox Remedies and Withdrawal Treatments at Home

The first step is to understand how severe the addiction to alcohol is? You may require medical intervention in some severe cases. People may need to give up alcohol under supervision or are given instructions to seriously follow at home without any supervision.

The objective is to reduce craving by gradually tapering down the quantities in a comfortable way without getting any severe withdrawal symptoms.

Alcohol habits have been substituted by milder alcohol uses and for that matter beer become the best substitute. Move away first from high alcohol content drinks to low alcohol content drinks then to no alcohol content drinks.

While doing the above gradual change watch the symptoms and keep in touch with doctors if any complications arise. Usually there will be no complications in ordinary cases of alcoholism.

Combine supplements of Vitamin, B2, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin C. Gradually move to lemon juice and water to finally get detoxed.

Begin to eat healthy food. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Don’t push yourself to over indulge in eating as a substitute for drinking. Organs of an alcoholic are weak so there is no point over burdening them.

So don’t abruptly give up alcohol, gradually taper off by moving to bear and then slowly move to no alcohol drinks. This whole process can occur from a week to a couple of months depending on severity of the alcohol addiction. Keep in touch with your doctor.

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