detoxification therapy

detoxification therapy

cleansing of the body through nutritional action, usually centering on GI function. It is claimed to assist in the transition to a healthier lifestyle by eliminating toxins. At the current time, there is no scientific evidence to support the efficacy of this treatment.

de·tox·i·fi·ca·tion ther·a·py

(dē-toksi-fi-kāshŭn thāră-pē)
Helping patients get over substance dependency and usual adverse effects of withdrawal from such agents.
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The study among 552 young-adult injecting-drug users, who were followed for 680 person-years, documented 171 cases of HCV infection, but found the rate of infection was significantly lower among those on opioid agonist maintenance therapy, compared with those on non-opioid agonist treatment or opioid agonist detoxification therapy.
The study among 552 young-adult injecting drug users, who were followed for 680 person-years, documented 171 cases of HCV infection, but found the rate of infection was significantly lower among those on opioid agonist maintenance therapy, compared with those on non--opioid agonist treatment or opioid agonist detoxification therapy
As oral opioid substitution rather than opioid detoxification therapy is becoming the standard treatment of choice in most countries, most of the recent international studies include outcomes following opioid substitution therapy.
We were not disappointed - the space-age device in the bathroom turned out to be a Dermalife machine used for detoxification therapy.
Gard and Brown wanted to do before-and-after comparisons of chemical content in individuals doing sauna detoxification therapy.
A: It is an effective detoxification therapy as toxins will break down and pass out of the body.
The Fortina Spa Hotel offers what every frazzled mum yearns for: a Jacuzzi, massage shower, body detoxification therapy and stress buster machine - and that's just in the bedrooms
Breast health, Lymph Detoxification Therapy (R), nutrition, natural face lift and rejuvenation.
Methamphetamine exposure and chronic illness in police officers: significant improvement with sauna-based detoxification therapy.