No one chooses to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. Often it starts innocently. But your body begins to crave more. Soon you realize you are addicted and stand to lose everything. You may even lose your life.

There various ways to get off drugs and alcohol and to control this condition. But, getting over a drug addiction is not easy according to our drug crimes attorneys. The options always include facing the issue, getting sober, getting help to repair your mind and your relationships, and creating a support system. Beyond that, the program requires that you get off the drugs and alcohol “cold turkey” or with the use of other drugs to block the effects of the drugs you are addicted to without too much discomfort.

Cold Turkey

Note: Do not attempt this without consulting a doctor. Stopping some drugs that you have been taking in high doses or over a long period could cause seizures and even death.

This plan is the one most effective and successful. It is also the hardest thing many people will ever do. It requires stopping your intake of the drugs you are dependent on and allowing your body to go into withdrawal. This is also known as being drug sick. As any person suffering from addiction knows being drug sick is the worse sick you can be. It is so bad that people will refuse to get clean because they fear withdrawal.

Drug Therapy

This is when you are taken off your drug of choice with the help of other drugs. These therapy drugs do not allow you to get high. They block the drug from triggering your brain receptors. They allow you to stop using the drug by using a different drug. While your life is manageable, you are still controlled by medication that you cannot live without normally.

Homeopathic Remedies

There are homeopathic remedies that have been proven to work for people fighting this terrible disease. These homeopathic remedies reduce the withdrawal symptoms and allow you to resume normal life faster. They elevate the mood and increase the sensation of well-being. They even fight the depression that is often associated with ceasing an addiction. We will list a few of these all natural and effective homeopathic remedies below.

  • Apricot vine
  • Corona de Cristo (or) Grenadille
  • Ibogaine
  • Ginger
  • Krill oil
  • Magnesium
  • Zinc
  • Vitamin D
  • Amino Acids

This is not a complete list. In fact, there are several more homeopathic remedies available. In fact, there are drug rehabilitation centers that use only homeopathic drugs to help patients through withdrawal.

Just because these are all-natural ingredients, you may need to seek the help of an expert to know how to use them, what they do, and how much to take. It is also very important that you drink a lot of water while going through withdrawal. You will likely become dehydrated from diarrhea and vomiting. You need to rehydrate for your health and the effectiveness of these remedies.

For more information, speak to a drug crimes lawyer today.