Methamphetamine Detox at Banyan Treatment Centers
Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug that was initially developed in 1919 and used as a substitute for ephedrine. Today, abuse of methamphetamine has become a problem in different areas worldwide. Meth, also known as crystal meth, ice, glass, crank, and speed, is abused for the strong high it produces. This high is the result of a spike in dopamine levels in the brain, flooding the central nervous system and preventing the brain from recycling any leftover chemicals. Continuous use of crystal meth can quickly produce an addiction that’s difficult to quit without help. Meth is known for causing physical and psychological problems, including meth mouth and meth mites. Methamphetamine detox at Banyan Treatment Centers focuses on helping patients recover from the effects of this drug and begin living an addiction-free life.
How to Detox From Meth
Our nationwide drug and alcohol treatment center knows that many people fail to quit drugs and alcohol because of withdrawals. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that causes an artificial spike in dopamine levels, making the user feel euphoric and happy. However, the side effects of meth are short-lived, causing users to continuously ingest more of it to maintain their high. Long-term methamphetamine abuse often leads to addiction, which is a progressive disease that requires in-depth treatment. We help patients at our facility detox from meth by slowly weaning them off of the drug. Sometimes cutting a person off completely can be more dangerous than reducing their dose over time. We do our best to ensure this process is as smooth, safe, and effective as possible.
Methamphetamine Detox Withdrawal Symptoms
During meth detox programs, patients often experience withdrawal symptoms that can be uncomfortable and painful. These symptoms are the result of the body’s reaction to a reduced dose of meth. As the body and mind slowly become accustomed to the lack of methamphetamine, these symptoms will mitigate. The timeline of meth withdrawal can vary depending on the severity of the person’s addiction. The longer someone has used meth, the more severe their withdrawal symptoms may be. This also depends on whether the person has used other substances, their health, age, weight, and more.
Some common crystal meth detox symptoms include:
- Fever and increased body temperature
- Clammy and sweaty skin
- Stomach pains
- Tremors and shakes
- Irregular heartbeat
- Red and itchy eyes
- Muscle pains or weakness
- Fatigue and decreased energy
- Fluctuations in appetite and weight
- Difficulties speaking
- Anxiety and paranoia
- Intense methamphetamine cravings
Crystal meth is a powerful stimulant that significantly impacts the brain's normal functions. Meth’s effects on the brain are what keep people trapped in the cycle of addiction. Our meth detox centers are equipped with professional medical teams that lead safe and efficient detoxification programs. We can help you or a loved one finally break free from addiction and regain sobriety.
Our Nationwide Crystal Meth Detox Centers
The best detox for meth is a medically monitored detox, like the ones offered at Banyan. Our methamphetamine detox programs are administered by our medical team, which is composed of professional and expert team members. Our licensed and certified medical professionals can administer medication (as needed) to alleviate withdrawal symptoms and provide patients with 24-hour care and support. Our nationwide detox programs are held in safe, clean, and comfortable facilities all around the country.
Most Insurance Plans Accepted
At Banyan Treatment Center our goal is to make sure that anyone who needs treatment from drug and alcohol addiction are able to get the help needed to assist them on the road to recovery. If you don't have insurance contact us to inquire about alternate methods regarding treatment for yourself or a loved one.