What Does Detoxing Feel Like?

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How long does it take for your body to detox?

While the time it takes to detox from substances varies from person to person, detox programs are generally 3, 5, or 7 days long. Detox is considered the first phase of recovery from addiction and should not be considered a substitute for any necessary rehab or therapy to follow.

What happens to your body when you detox?

Basically, detoxification means cleansing the blood. This is done by removing impurities from the blood in the liver, where toxins are processed for elimination. The body also eliminates toxins through the kidneys, intestines, lungs, lymphatic system, and skin. Refueling the body with healthy nutrients.

Does detoxing make you feel sick?

The most common symptom in the early stages of detox is affectionately called the “ detox flu”. It is not a contagious sickness but mirrors the symptoms. A headache, fatigue, body aches, chills and/or mild fever are common in the first days of a cleanse.

What color is your urine when you detox?

Another simple method: take a look at the color of your urine. If it’s a dull yellow color, there’s not enough water diluting it, so you should drink more. But you want to be washing out toxins, not getting more in the water you drink.