Don’t Detox at Home on Your Own!
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Did you know that detoxing on your own, or going cold turkey on your own, can be dangerous? If you are a heavy drinker, then going cold turkey on your own can literally mean death. You should always either go gradually, or seek the help of an addiction medicine professional to help you detox with the help of medications.

Check out this article from Huffington Post for a first hand account of how someone who tried to go cold turkey ended up in the hospital.