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Alcohol Detox

Charlotte Alcohol Detox Program

End Your Abuse Today

Alcohol addiction can be destructive, exhausting, and painful. When you’re dependent on alcohol, your own needs and the needs of others come last, which can ruin your relationships and your own health. Individuals with serious alcohol abuse issues often have to drink every few hours in order to prevent withdrawal symptoms from occurring, which can create interruptions in their lives and can result in them losing their jobs and thus their livelihood.

You may be interested in recovery, but to many, the withdrawal process seems daunting. At Freedom Detox, our Charlotte team is here specifically to help individuals like you transition through withdrawal to recovery as efficiently and safely as possible. We know that quitting drinking can be tough to go through on your own, which is why when you join our facility, you’ll feel at peace knowing we’re with you every step of the way.

Call (877) 207-8882, or contact us online if you’re ready to give up drinking and start your life over.

How Is Alcohol Abuse Unhealthy?

When you drink heavily, your body is unable to absorb the vitamins and minerals it needs to sustain nutrition.

Alcohol abuse can also cause deficiencies in the following:

  • Zinc
  • Phosphate
  • Magnesium
  • Thiamine
  • Folate

If you’re wondering when the best time is to quit drinking, the answer is always now.

Stages of Withdrawal

Many individuals with alcohol abuse issues are scared of detoxing because of the unknown – withdrawal can look different for everyone. We’ve helped countless individuals detox and move on to live improved lives, and while withdrawal can be difficult, we know what to expect and can help you prepare and brave the process.

There are three main stages of alcohol abuse withdrawal. The first begins about eight hours after your last drink and typically produces tremors.

Other symptoms during this first stage include:

  • Accelerated heartbeat
  • Clammy skin
  • Depression
  • Excess sweating
  • Headaches
  • Inability to focus
  • Irritation
  • Less energy
  • Mood changes
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Nightmares
  • No appetite
  • Pupil dilation
  • Restlessness
  • Sleeplessness
  • Trembling appendages
  • Vomiting

These symptoms can last from one to three days. While at our facility, you’ll be able to have your progress monitored closely with the help of our staff.

The second stage of alcohol withdrawal is more severe than the first, with symptoms that happen more quickly. If you’re a heavy drinker, you may experience high blood pressure spikes and hallucinations.

Other symptoms include:

  • Muscle rigidity
  • Loss of bowel control
  • Loss of bladder control
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Respiratory disruptions
  • Jaw clenching
  • Teeth clenching
  • Biting the cheek or tongue uncontrollably

The third stage of withdrawal can last as long as three or four days, and includes many of the symptoms you’ll experience in the first two stages. You need medical assistance more than ever in the third stage, because symptoms can be serious and can result in respiratory and cardiovascular issues.

Symptoms include:

  • Confusion
  • Hallucination
  • Inability to focus
  • Fever
  • Pupil dilation
  • Sweating

You’ll want to be in a safe environment surrounded by people who are here to help you while you go through withdrawal. Withdrawal from alcohol can make you confused or irritable, and Freedom Detox can make sure you don’t do anything to harm yourself or others.

Call (877) 207-8882 to inquire about admission or to speak to a Charlotte detox professional.

We Understand This Can Be a Stressful Time.

Let Us Help Answer Your Detox Questions.
We Go The Extra Mile For Your Comfort. 

Contact us today to regain your freedom and start your life of sobriety.

Freedom Detox's Promise to You

  • We Care About Our Clients

    Our center is one of the only accredited and certified free-standing detox centers in North Carolina. We pride ourselves not only on this accomplishment, but also in the way it is reflected in the care of our patients.

  • Customized Treatment Plans

    We don't believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. We meet with each client and customize an individualized course of action to ensure that all of their needs are met.

  • State of the Art Amenities

    Our team wants to ensure that you are comfortable throughout your entire detox process, so we offer a wide array of amenities to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible.

It's Time. We'll Help You on Your Path to Sobriety.

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