Category: Alcohol Addiction

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17 October

Alcohol use disorder and sleep disorders. The statistics indicate the breadth of this problem. but it is believed that millions more need treatment and do not seek or receive it. When they act together, the issues can be even more serious. Both alcoholism and sleeping disorders can amplify each other, causing a long-term impact on your health. Thankfully, with appropriate care, […]

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27 September

You probably already know that alcohol can damage your liver and also cause weight gain. Alcohol converts to sugar in your bloodstream, which provokes an insulin response that studies show can lead to weight gain by causing your body’s cells to store glucose as fat. If you don’t exercise frequently enough and drink in excess […]

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24 September

Are you one of the majority of families that still leave pills on countertops or in medicine cabinets? A new study from Johns Hopkins reveals that most parents still haven’t received the message that pills need to be locked up to keep them out of the wrong hands. This new survey asked 681 adults who had been […]

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22 September

If you’re a severe user of drugs or alcohol, it can be dangerous to attempt detox at home. In fact, going “cold turkey” can cause a seizure, heart attack, stroke, or even death. That’s why it’s so important to seek support from a licensed detox center. Take a look at some of the standards of detox to […]

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25 August

As with any addiction, alcoholism is closely connected with stress. And while plenty of people first started drinking as a way to cope with stress or even just wind down after a long day, developing an alcohol use disorder can end up causing significant stresses of its own. If you’re thinking about pursuing alcohol use disorder treatment for yourself or for a loved […]

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02 August

  financial concerns, and even worries about shortages of common household items, all against the backdrop of the pervasive, perceived immediate threat of a potentially deadly illness. With all of that stress, it’s no surprise that many people who previously didn’t drink very often started their evening with a glass of wine. Past studies have […]

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29 July

Are you one of the tens of millions of people who fail to get enough sleep? Or who gets to sleep but then doesn’t feel well-rested in the morning? If you’re pursuing a better night’s sleep, one of the factors you might want to check out is the effect of alcohol on that elusive good […]

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24 May

Several scientific papers hypothesize that long-term drinkers experience substantial, even permanent losses or inhibitions in their senses. To date, researchers have shown deterioration in eyesight, sense of smell, sense of taste, and coordination among people who frequently drink alcohol to excess. There is also a growing body of data that indicates these losses or inhibitions […]

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18 February

Alcohol withdrawal occurs when heavy drinkers greatly reduce or stop alcohol consumption. Although it most often happens to people with addiction, it can also happen to those who abuse alcohol. People can experience emotional and physical alcohol withdrawal symptoms during this process. The side effects can be scary if people don’t know what to expect. Alcohol Withdrawal […]

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04 February

There are many different hellacious substances that continue to affect our population when it comes to addiction. Many of these substances are illicit, but there are also numerous legal substances that are problematic in this avenue. One of the most highly abused substances within our nation is legal and socially accepted, which would be alcohol. […]

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