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detoxification

[dē‚täk·sə·fə′kā ·shən]
(biochemistry)
The act or process of removing a poison or the toxic properties of a substance in the body.
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Briggs will explain how metabolic detoxification is not just a trend, but a health therapy that can benefit anyone that wants a healthier lifestyle.
Metabolic detoxification involves triggering a key biological process that can benefit anyone with the signs of toxic overload, including acne, rashes, headaches and muscle weakness among other ailments.
This is not the only situation where death and unnecessary suffering of patients have resulted from alleged improper medical behavior in conjunction with an opiate detoxification procedure.
It is unfortunate that rapid detoxification is under scrutiny because of the unsafe practices a few doctors followed," said Dr.
The only FDA approved treatment alternatives for opiate detoxification today are drugs that have their own addictive properties.