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Category: Alcohol Addiction

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21 September

The more someone uses alcohol, the more likely they are to experience changes in their testosterone levels, also referred to as T levels. Low T levels can cause a variety of undesirable symptoms. A person with alcohol use disorder may find that their T levels are lower than average. How Alcohol Use Affects Testosterone It’s […]

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02 September

Alcohol has significant short-term and long-term effects on the body’s organs, including the liver. The liver serves critical purposes, and one of its main roles is to help break down substances and eliminate toxins from the body. Excessive and long-term alcohol consumption can overwhelm the liver and hinder its ability to filter alcohol, damaging liver […]

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01 September

Alcoholism is a chronic and severe disease affecting nearly 15 million Americans aged 12 and older yearly. Whether you’ve been addicted to alcohol for days, months or years, it can affect your entire body, from how you look and feel to how you act and everything in between. In fact, one of the most impacted parts of […]

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25 August

From backyard BBQs to graduation parties, there are always a slew of summer gatherings to go to. Oftentimes, these celebrations involve alcohol. You want to attend, but you know you are going to be offered drinks, asked questions why you won’t partake, and perhaps egged on to suck it up and do a shot. When […]

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17 June

LSD AND ALCOHOL Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD or Acid) is a hallucinogenic drug which is derived from the Ergot fungus. Acid is listed as a schedule 1 controlled substance by the DEA which means it has no medically accepted uses and has a high potential for abuse. Acid is available on the street in various forms. It […]

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16 June

High-intensity drinking is a dangerous emerging trend that comes with serious health consequences for those who engage in the activity. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) defines this pattern of drinking as consuming alcohol “at levels that are two or more times the gender-specific binge drinking thresholds.” This type of drinking is […]

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16 June

Is it possible to develop an addiction to wine? Simply put, as with any other type of alcohol the answer is yes. While excessive or binge drinking is more often associated with beer or hard liquor, wine is still a type of alcohol that can lead to dependance and addiction. When evaluating alcohol consumption, a […]

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08 June

If someone has regularly abused alcohol for years, they may be more likely to develop dementia. The severity of alcohol-induced dementia can vary from person to person, but learning about the risk factors, causes, and treatment outlook for both dementia and alcohol use disorder can help you understand the importance of getting treatment. How alcohol abuse affects […]

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31 May

Everyone knows that exercise is a necessary part of a healthy lifestyle. Its positive effects on the body and mind are well studied and widely accepted, and anyone who is striving to achieve or maintain health and wellness must incorporate regular exercise into their routine. It’s important to realize that a person’s diet is even […]

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26 May

Most people who become first responders are likely moved by the opportunity to help. But being exposed to such emotionally charged situations regularly can sadly end up hurting those involved. First responders are at a particularly high risk of developing a chronic behavioral health condition while on the job. And many will go on to […]

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