How to Tell if you Need Medically Managed Detox from Alcohol
 

How to Tell if you Need Medically Managed Detox from Alcohol


Signs you Need Alcohol Detox

Long term alcohol abuse can have dangerous effects on an individual and their loved ones. Alcohol dependency is defined as having a psychological or physical reliance on alcohol. An alcohol dependent individual may worry constantly about where the next drink will come from and demonstrate an inability to cease drinking once they begin. With long term use an individual can also become physically dependent on the substance, showing signs of withdrawal when they do not consume alcohol. Unmonitored alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous, leading to seizures, hallucinations and even death. There are important warning signs to look out for when it comes to needing alcohol detox from a treatment center. At Banyan Treatment Center, we offer alcohol detox in Boca Raton for anyone who may be struggling.

The warning signs of alcoholism include:

  • Hurting yourself or others while drinking
  • Your relationships are severely affected, and many people have expressed concern about your drinking habits
  • Missing important events and neglecting everyday responsibilities
  • You’ve gotten in trouble with the law because of drinking
  • Multiple blackouts due to alcohol
  • Feeling the need to hide your drinking and lie more often

Signs you may be physically dependent on alcohol, requiring medical detox:

  • You are unable to start the day without a drink
  • Feeling physically unwell without alcohol
  • Experiencing heart palpitations, restlessness, nausea or perspiration when you have not had a drink
  • Tremors

While there are many other signs to alcoholism, you should pay attention to the ones above to realize if your drinking habits are seriously affecting your everyday life. Alcohol detox should always take place in a medically managed setting. Contact Banyan Treatment Center today to learn more about our alcohol detox program.

 
Alyssa
Alyssa
Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.

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