There could be nothing better than getting rid of any kind of substance or alcohol addiction. However, one has to go through the difficult phase of withdrawal before feeling better. Withdrawal happens immediately after you quit.
Support during withdrawal
Detox is the first step towards recovery which if managed well, makes a strong foundation for recovery. The best would be getting connected to Detox to Rehab, a supportive and inclusive community that understands your struggle while going through withdrawal. They are available to help you go through this journey towards soberness and overcome any addiction that you are struggling with.
They understand that addiction is isolating that brings along too many obstacles and not all paths are paved the same way. However, it is possible to reach the line of finish together with unconditional support and guidance. Join them today as they don’t care how you find recovery, as long as you do.
Take a look at the symptoms and how to manage them.
You might have feelings of hopelessness, low self-worth, feel like crying frequently, have difficulty concentrating, loss of appetite, and insomnia.
- Stay around people who do not drink.
- Have fun, and watch light-comedy movies with them.
- Remind yourself that these feelings are temporary and will last only for a few days.
- Talk to a therapist.
You might feel scared with increased heart rate or breathing.
- Remember that you are safe and the anxiety feeling is the normal healing process of your body.
- If it worsens with physical symptoms, contact a physician.
Fatigue and mood swings
Your body has to recover from the damage due to drugs and alcohol so you might feel tired and exhausting. Rapid fluctuations in mood are also possible with feelings like life is not living.
- Understand that life is beautiful and gets much better once you quit.
- Get enough sleep and practice to relax your senses.
Once you are on the other side, you will understand the hurdles on the road to recovery were worth it.