Woman dealing with Alcohol Addiction

How to Talk to Your Loved One About Alcohol Addiction

It’s difficult when you see a loved one dealing with an addiction to alcohol. Their alcohol abuse may have started off slow, but now it’s turned into a different problem. You may have seen them progressive in their drinking habits,

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The Truth About Alcohol Addiction

Do we know the truth about having a problem with alcohol consumption? Many people may drink a large amount of alcohol, but many also don’t know what the difference between moderation and a healthy amount. Here is what you need

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The Danger of Mixing Benzodiazepines with Alcohol

The Danger of Mixing Benzodiazepines with Alcohol

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are medications that act as sedatives to treat depression and anxiety. These medications, such as Klonopin, Valium, and Xanax, are prescribed by a medical profession and produce a calming effect to the central nervous system.

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Signs Your Loved One Has a Problem with Alcohol

Signs Your Loved One Has a Problem with Alcohol

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” When

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Health Complications Associated with Alcohol Abuse

Health Complications Associated with Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol imposes serious health complications to your body physically, physiologically, and mentally. Alcohol makes an impact on major organs in the human body including the nervous system. Alcohol abuse can lead to liver damage, kidney failure, lung infections, and puts

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The Danger of Alcohol-Induced Blackouts

The Danger of Alcohol-Induced Blackouts

An alcohol-induced blackout can happen when a person drinks a lot of alcohol or drink alcohol too fast. Blackouts can cause long-term damage. High levels of alcohol impair the part of the brain that forms new memories. A blackout is

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Social Drinking and Alcohol Dependency

Social Drinking and Alcohol Dependency

Social drinking is a term used for people who occasionally like to drink alcohol. People describe a social drinker as a person who usually drinks with other people at social gatherings or during special events or activities. Social drinking puts

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6 Ways Alcohol Impairs Driving

6 Ways Alcohol Impairs Driving

Alcohol consumption affects every individual in various ways. When it comes to how much is too much, each person is impacted differently. The effects alcohol has on a person depends on his or her physical and mental conditions, and how

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Why is it Hard to Quit Drugs and Alcohol?

Why is it Hard to Quit Drugs and Alcohol?

When a person suffers from addiction or a substance use disorder, he or she is at risk of developing serious mental and physical health problems. If the person tries to quit alone, they can experience intense withdrawal symptoms, depending on

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