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Think You Might Have a Problem with Alcohol?

have you ever wondered if you might need an alcohol detox?

Answer “Yes” or “No” to each of these questions and see what the experts say:

  • Have you ever felt you should cut down on your drinking?

____ No

  • Have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking?

____ No

  • Have you ever felt bad or guilty about your drinking?

____ No

  • Do you have a strong need or desire to drink?

____ No

  • Have you ever had a drink first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or to get rid of a hangover?

____ No

If you answered yes to any of the questions:

  • You probably have an alcohol problem
  • You probably need a safe and comfortable alcohol detox

If you answered yes to more than one of the questions:

  • You almost certainly have an alcohol problem
  • You almost certainly need a safe and comfortable alcohol detox

the solution: alcohol detox at novus medical detox center

Novus will:

  • Design an alcohol detox program specifically for the person, taking into account the actual physical condition of the person;
  • Use medicines only as needed to ensure the alcohol detox is safe and more comfortable;
  • Understand that alcohol:
    • Depletes the body’s hydration;
    • Reduces the body’s ability to absorb and use nutrients, amino acids and minerals;
  • Use specially formulated vitamin IV’s to handle the hydration, nutrient, amino acid and mineral deficiencies which will assist the person safely and more comfortably complete their alcohol detox;
  • Use natural supplements at each step of the way;
  • Provide delicious fresh food — not institutional food;
  • Provide medical supervision, 24/7, throughout the alcohol detox;
  • Provide a peaceful, home-like facility where you can take walks on the 3.25 treed acres while you complete your alcohol detox;
  • If you smoke, provide smoking areas;
  • Provide a private or comfortable shared room for your alcohol detox with internet access and television;
  • Help you complete a comfortable and safe alcohol detox;
  • Provide education on:
    • How alcohol is adversely affecting your body;
    • How your drinking may be linked to endocrine system problems;
    • How stopping drinking alone may not be enough to repair the harm;
    • How to best address any medical problems and live a healthy life.

There is hope for a new life. Call to speak to one of our experienced & caring detox advisors today! (855) 464-8550

alcohol withdrawal symptoms

novus medical detox center solution

most other detox center solutions

  • Restlessness
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Medicines as needed
  • IV’s with nutrients, amino acids, minerals
  • Natural supplements
  • Hydration
  • private or comfortable shared room
  • Medicines
  • Drugs that treat the symptoms but don’t treat the cause and that you will have to continue to take after you leave
  • Shared room
  • Anorexia (lack of appetite)
  • Delicious food specially prepared for you
  • Institutional food that is the same as given to all other patients
  • Elevated heart rate
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Elevated temperature
  • Medications as needed
  • Natural supplements
  • IV’s
  • Medications
  • Insomnia
  • Natural supplements first
  • If these don’t work, then medications
  • IV’s
  • Medications
  • Delirium Tremens (DT’s) –disorientation to time, place, situation)
  • Hallucinations (auditory, visual, or tactile)
  • Delusions (usually paranoid)
  • Medications
  • Natural supplements
  • IV’s
  • Medications

should you do an alcohol detox on your own?

Here are some facts to consider:

  • Most people are unable to complete their alcohol detox and they resume drinking.
  • In addition to the symptoms in the table above, many people detoxing from alcohol experience:
    • Tremors
    • Intense dreaming
    • Nightmares
    • Impaired concentration, memory, and judgment
    • Increased sensitivity to sounds
    • Grand mal seizures (a loss of consciousness usually with violent muscle contractions)
  • Death is a known side effect of an alcohol detox outside of a medical detox center like Novus.

Some Facts About Alcohol Abuse:

  • Alcohol is the most widely abused drug in the U.S.
  • Alcohol is legal and readily available.
  • Alcohol is marketed as a “cool” thing to do on commercials and in movies.
  • Alcohol drinking is considered necessary to be accepted.
  • Alcohol is depicted as the drug that makes life fun.
  • Alcohol is a multi-billion dollar industry built on the ruined lives of millions of Americans who suffer from alcohol abuse.
  • Our government doesn’t want to limit alcohol use because it makes billions of dollars in taxes on alcohol.
  • Alcohol impairs judgment.
  • Most don’t realize they are addicted until they depend on alcohol to live.
  • Quitting alcohol isn’t just difficult, it’s dangerous — more dangerous than coming off the worst of the street drugs.


We develop an individualized medical detox program specifically for each of our patients, which means no recovery will look the same. Our delicious food, nutritional IVs and supplements, and specialized detox protocols are all designed to quicken the healing process. We understand that various addictions present a number of issues for the human body, so we create our IVs and diets to fit the needs of specific withdrawal symptoms.

Our process is all about you, which is why we have private and shared rooms available for our residents. Each room is outfitted with a TV, telephone, and access to the internet. We also provide educational classes that will show you how the drug or alcohol of your choice affects your body. We believe that to effectively fight off your withdrawal symptoms, it is important to know what you are fighting against and what to be prepared for.

To learn more about how we can help you,
call (855) 464-8550 today!

  • Personalized Detox Programs
  • Quality, Patient Focused Care
  • Medical & Personal Support with 24/7 Accessibility
  • Enjoy a Therapeutic, Spa-Like Environment
  • Our Programs Combine the Best Medications & Holistic Supplements
  • We Offer Private or Comfortable-Shared Rooms

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