The very first step to start the process of recovery from bath salts use disorder is detoxification. The process of bath salts detox referred to getting rid of all dashes of the bath salts from the body after quitting the use of bath salts. Like other stimulant drugs, detox from bath salts also escorted with the withdrawal symptoms, which are not quite severe but not a very soothing and relaxing state. The in-patient detox centers can facilitate the severe withdrawal period. Like many other rehabs, the Gallus detox offers the complete therapy of bath salts abuse along with many other stimulant drugs.
What are the Bath Salts?
Bath salts are a very broad category of stimulant drugs, most often containing the substance which has the same characteristics as Cathinone, which is the naturally occurring stimulant. For example, Mephedrone or MDPV. In recent years. The use of synthetic cathinone is increasing to a dangerous level in the United States.
Why is Detox Obligatory?
The mechanism of action of the bath salts is the same as that of the other stimulant drugs. Eventually, the chances of physical and psychological dependence are quite high. That’s why successful detox therapy is required to minimize the withdrawal effects. The main emphasis of the treatment is;
- Relapse inhibition
Detox at Home
Less likely, but still there are chances of the seizures as a withdrawal symptom during bath salts detox. Detoxing at home means welcoming the emergency, as, without expert assistance, you might experience abrupt changes in the symptoms which may require instant medical help.
If you are interested in doing a detox at home, then a visit must be planned with the medical professional so that he or she may prescribe suitable medicines for your comfort during withdrawal symptoms. Outpatient detox can be continued in such cases where symptoms are not that severe otherwise in-patient rehab is recommended to avoid any detrimental situation.
Following are the symptoms which may escort the bath salts;
- Lack of concentration
- Loss of memory
Duration of Detox
Once the detox starts, the symptoms may last from 48hrs-1week, with the extended stage, which may last for more than a couple of weeks. With the progress in the detox process, the symptoms are commonly starting to decline after the initial phase.
Bath Salts Detox Management
A well-organized planned therapy is suggested for the bath salts detoxification that can take place in two types of facilities;
Inpatient therapy is recommended for the people with following conditions;
- Intense physical and mental dependency on bath salts.
- Any other physical, mental or medical issue that can trigger complications during the detox process.
- Extraordinary chances of seizures to occur during the process.
- An aspiration to have safe and sound, calm, and neat surroundings that is favorable in declining the cravings for the substance.
If you don’t experience any of the severe withdrawal symptoms then you can opt for the outpatient detox facility, with a low level of monitoring. Family and friends can play a vital role in the rapid recovery of the patient in giving him or her a safe and comfortable home environment
Selecting the Best Detox Center
It’s fruitful to consider the following factors while selecting the best detox center for yourself;
- The duration of addiction
- The intensity of tolerance
- Individual inclination
- Untreated health issues
- Socioeconomic status
Select the detox center by keeping in view the intensity of the tolerance, accompanied with intense symptoms that may require 24/7 monitoring under medical supervision to combat the complication. The Gallus medical detox centers provide one of the best detox facilities, along with a caring staff that is devoted to providing you with the most comfortable surroundings during the process.