Alcohol Addiction Treatment

3 Medications Can Help You Quit Drinking
3 Medications Can Help You Quit Drinking

It’s not easy to quit drinking. Alcohol is difficult to avoid, and you will often end up around people who drink. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. In addition to proven methods like therapy and social support, there are now three medications that can help make staying sober a little easier. Antabuse Antabuse,…

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Why Do People Become Addicted to Alcohol?
Why Do People Become Addicted to Alcohol?

Alcohol is the most commonly misused substance in the US. More than seven percent of Americans are estimated to have an alcohol use issue. Symptoms of alcohol addiction include trying to quit drinking and not being able to, lying about how much you drink, prioritizing drinking over more important things such as family, work, or…

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The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal
The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol is the most commonly used substance in the US. While most people only drink moderately or occasionally, as many as 12 percent of American adults have an alcohol use disorder and the rate may be increasing. When you decide to get help for an alcohol use problem, the first thing you have to do…

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5 Misconceptions About Alcohol Addiction
5 Misconceptions About Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol is the most commonly used substance in the US. Most Americans drink at least occasionally without having a problem, but about seven percent develop alcohol use disorders. Public awareness has made considerable progress in recent decades but many myths still persist about alcohol addiction. Here are some of the big ones. People addicted to…

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What Are the Long-term Effects of Heavy Drinking?
What Are the Long-term Effects of Heavy Drinking?

For most people, moderate drinking is not really a cause for concern. There is even some evidence that having about one drink per day might have some health benefits, although that finding remains controversial. If you drink much more than that, you risk developing a number of problems, especially if your alcohol consumption continues to…

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Can You Overdose on Alcohol?
Can You Overdose on Alcohol?

It is possible to overdose on alcohol. When you drink alcohol faster than your liver can metabolize it, toxic byproducts start to build up in your system and cause alcohol poisoning. More than 2000 Americans die of alcohol poisoning every year. We typically think of alcohol poisoning mainly affecting college students, especially in sororities and…

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When Does Drinking Become Addiction?
When Does Drinking Become Addiction?

The majority of Americans drink at least sometimes. We drink with dinner, we drink with friends, we drink with strangers, we drink to celebrate, and we drink to mourn. With so many culturally acceptable reasons to drink, it can be hard to tell when you or someone you know has a problem. Here are some…

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A Lesser Known Risk of Alcohol Use: Gout
A Lesser Known Risk of Alcohol Use: Gout

Gout is a painful form of arthritis. Symptoms of gout occur suddenly and include intense joint pain, usually in the large joint of the big toe. The pain may also be in the ankles, knees, wrists, or fingers. The affected joints become swollen, red, and tender, which may limit your range of motion. An attack…

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Is it Safe to Drink While Taking Adderall?
Is it Safe to Drink While Taking Adderall?

Adderall is a stimulant typically prescribed for ADHD. It’s a common medication and it’s frequently diverted or misused. It sometimes even misused by people who need it for ADHD. Most of the time, Adderall is misused by students who need to get a lot of studying done, as Adderall’s whole purpose is to increase focus…

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