Cocaine Addiction Detox and Withdrawal


Cocaine Addiction Detox and Withdrawal

People often start taking a drug out of curiosity or due to peer pressure, and they end up addicted because a physical dependency forms as a result of a single use. This is true for cocaine, which impacts the brain and quickly causing a dependence and a substance abuse problem in the form of addiction.


Unfortunately, the psychological and physiological dependence on the drug known as cocaine can easily result in cardiovascular damage, brain damage and many other types of damage including central nervous system damage and death. Cocaine addiction is not something that you should trifle with, but if you do become addicted to this drug you should realize that there is help out there and you can overcome the addiction with proper assistance from a drug detox facility.

Quitting cocaine can cause your body to have intense physical reactions. Physical reactions that are caused by the absence of a drug are considered withdrawal symptoms. Depending upon your drug history, previous health, and amount of cocaine your body consumed the withdrawal symptoms will vary from not having any physical reaction to severe reactions like heart attacks, strokes or even death.

Common Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

  • Craving for Cocaine
  • Intense Mood Swings
  • Feelings of Fatigue
  • Muscle Aches
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Extreme Anger

Potentially Deadly Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

  1. Suicidal Tendencies from Severe Clinical Depression
  2. Heart Attacks from Increased Blood Pressure or Elevated Heart Rates, strokes

Considering that some of the harsher detox symptoms are suicidal thoughts and seizures, it should be apparent to you that cocaine withdrawal is not something that you should be messing around with. If you want to stop being addicted to cocaine then the best thing that you can do for yourself is to get help via a drug rehab center. Through a drug rehab center you can get professional medical and counseling assistance.

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  1. Addict

    is detox vary on what kind of substance were being abused in the body? is there any kinds of detox to do in an addict depending on his behavior or amount of substance used?

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