There are dangers of detoxing at home without the supervision of medical professionals. One serious withdrawal effect of alcohol use is delirium tremens, where a person may experience agitation, tremors, a fast heart rate and high blood pressure. This effect usually occurs within 24–48 hours after stopping alcohol use. It can be deadly, with a mortality rate of 37% when it is not treated.
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Generally, cleanses focus on eliminating unhealthy or highly allergenic foods while replacing them with nutrient-dense, whole foods to support overall health. Detoxification diets usually operate on the notion that your body needs assistance to eliminate harmful substances, or toxins, from your system that may be impairing optimal health. These cleanses are typically brief and involve a specific set of instructions for diet modification to achieve a certain goal.