Private Alcohol Detox

William CarrickAlcohol Detox, Home Detox

Private Alcohol Detox Executive Home Detox was created to address specific barriers to treatment. A barrier we hear about, almost daily, is “privacy”. A Private Alcohol Detox can mean the difference between accessing treatment or continuing to drink and suffer. Consequently, EHD provides a very private alcohol detox in the comfort of one’s home. This treatment model ia ideal for the client that wants help, but is hesitant to access treatment because he or she doesn’t want others to know of their need for detox. How Private is Executive Home Detox? Our model is quite possibly the most private treatment … Read More

Alcohol Detox at Home

William CarrickAlcohol Detox, Home Detox

Alcohol Detox at Home Alcohol detox at home can range from a simple uncomplicated process to a life threatening medical event. When a person feels the signs and symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal, the person should seek medical guidance and supervision. Alcohol detox at home can be relatively safe and comfortable if the person going through withdrawal is receiving competent medical care. Competent medical care includes physician or nurse practitioner supervision and an on-site person monitoring and assisting in the withdrawal process. For moderate to severe alcohol withdrawal the on-site person should be a qualified nurse. Alcohol Detox at Home: Concierge … Read More

Dry mouth and alcohol

Bill CarrickAlcohol Detox

Dry Mouth and Alcohol Dry mouth is often a symptom of alcohol withdrawal. Yesterday I blogged about the first signs of alcohol withdrawal. The blog focused on craving and tremors. Another sign that may accompany craving and tremors may be a mouth that’s dry. Waking up in the morning or after a prolonged nap with a “cotton mouth” may be related to the amount of alcohol a person is consuming. This symptom and alcohol consumption are related. Dr. Thomas P. Connelly, a dentist, has blogged about this issue: “There are several causes of dry mouth. Drinking alcohol, especially in any … Read More

Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe?

Bill CarrickAlcohol Detox

Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe? Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe? In the vast majority of cases, a medically supervised Alcohol Home Detox is safe. A medically supervised alcohol home detox with a 24/7 one:one on-site expert nurse increases the chances of a safe detox considerably. An alcohol detox occurs when a person is physically dependent on alcohol. When a person “needs” an alcohol detox and goes into alcohol withdrawal it becomes a medical condition. An Alcohol detox is a medical procedure that ranges from a mild withdrawal to a severe life-threatening alcohol withdrawal. Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe? EHD focuses … Read More

Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe?

Bill CarrickAlcohol Detox, Home Detox

Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe? Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe? In the vast majority of cases, a medically supervised Alcohol Home Detox is safe. A medically supervised alcohol home detox with a 24/7 one:one on-site expert nurse increases the chances of a safe detox considerably. An alcohol detox occurs when a person is physically dependent on alcohol. When a person “needs” an alcohol detox and goes into alcohol withdrawal it becomes a medical condition. An Alcohol detox is a medical procedure that ranges from a mild withdrawal to a severe life-threatening alcohol withdrawal. Is Alcohol Home Detox Safe? EHD focuses … Read More

Alcohol Withdrawal: Poor Concentration, Impaired Memory

Bill CarrickAlcohol Detox, Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol withdrawal has multiple signs and symptoms. This blog has written about a number of signs and symptoms, including: anxiety, tremors or shakes, appetite disturbance, and sleep disturbances.  Another symptom may be poor concentration and/or impaired memory. Poor concentration and impaired memory may be related to other symptoms of alcohol withdrawal or may be related to the alcohol withdrawal itself. Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal that may contribute to poor concentration and impaired memory are: Anxiety, agitation, irritability, sleep disturbances, or poor nutritional intake. Alcohol withdrawal in itself may cause poor concentration and impaired memory related to the brain’s response to … Read More