Metabolic Tolerance

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Metabolic tolerance refers to the body’s skill to eradicate a drug, making dosage less effective. In simple terms, metabolic tolerance refers to the body’s ability to adapt to the effects of a substance over time. When you repeatedly use drugs or alcohol, your body adjusts to the presence of these substances, leading to a decreased response and the need for higher amounts to achieve the desired effect.

This phenomenon occurs as your body tries to maintain balance, known as homeostasis. With continued substance use, your body becomes more efficient at metabolizing the substance and eliminating it from your system. This increased efficiency results in a reduced impact, which leads to the need for larger doses to achieve the same level of intoxication. Metabolic tolerance is seen across various substances, including alcohol, opioids, amphetamines, and sedatives. It plays a significant role in addiction and can contribute to a dangerous cycle of escalating substance use.

Understanding metabolic tolerance is fundamental for addiction treatment providers. They consider this phenomenon when devising personalised treatment plans, with the ultimate goal of helping individuals overcome their addiction and regain control of their lives.

Acknowledging metabolic tolerance is just one stepping stone in the recovery process. It highlights the complexity of addiction and the importance of comprehensive treatment plans tailored to the individual. By addressing metabolic tolerance, treatment providers can adapt strategies to break the cycle of escalating substance use and support individuals on their path to recovery.

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    Founded in 2008, WeDoRecover has evolved from an advisory service for addiction treatment into a comprehensive provider of care, following its 2019 merger with Changes Addiction Rehab in Johannesburg. Specializing in connecting patients to top-tier addiction treatment centers in the UK, South Africa, and Thailand, WeDoRecover supports individuals globally, including those from the United Arab Emirates and Europe. Accepting both South African medical aid and international health insurance, the organization facilitates access to high-quality treatment for substance and alcohol use disorders, offering individualized care that addresses the physical, mental, and social needs of patients.



    Our team, led by Gareth Carter, offers empathetic and professional support, guiding you through every step of the treatment process. Whether you're in South Africa or abroad, our acceptance of various insurance plans makes quality care accessible, providing a platform for lasting recovery and a healthier future.


    Inpatient Rehab

    Our rehab care is a good option if you are at risk of experiencing strong withdrawal symptoms when you try stop a substance. This rehab option would also be recommended if you have experienced recurrent relapses or if you have tried a less-intensive treatment without success.

    Outpatient

    If you're committed to your sobriety but cannot take a break from your daily duties for an inpatient program. Outpatient rehab treatment might suit you well if you are looking for a less restricted format for addiction treatment or simply need help with mental health.

    Therapy

    Therapy can be good step towards healing and self-discovery. If you need support without disrupting your routine, therapy offers a flexible solution for anyone wishing to enhance their mental well-being or work through personal issues in a supportive, confidential environment.

    Mental Health

    Are you having persistent feelings of being swamped, sad or have sudden surges of anger or intense emotional outbursts? These are warning signs of unresolved trauma mental health. A simple assesment by a mental health expert could provide valuable insights into your recovery.


    Finding the right rehab close to you is simple with WeDoRecover. Our network includes the finest rehab centers, ensuring personalised, quality care for your recovery needs. Let Gareth Carter and our empathetic team help guide you to a center that feels right for you, offering expert care and support. Start your healing today by choosing a rehab that's not just close to you, but also that truly cares about your loved ones recovery.


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