Alcoholism Treatment

Does Alcoholism Affect Cognitive Function

Does Alcoholism Affect Cognitive Function?

Does Alcoholism Affect Cognitive Function? Alcohol takes a huge toll on your body, especially your brain, by affecting how it processes information and it interferes with communication between neurons. Alcoholism or Alcohol Use Disorder is defined as a primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors that influence its development. Alcoholism is characterized by …

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Why Cold Turkey Detox is Dangerous

Why Cold Turkey Detox is Dangerous

Why Cold Turkey Detox is Dangerous Cold turkey drug detox can be very dangerous depending on which drug an individual has become addicted to, and can even lead to seizures or even death. Cold turkey detox refers to quitting a substance or substances abruptly. Instead of tapering down the drug or alcohol, the individual will …

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Mixing Benzos and Alcohol

Mixing Benzos and Alcohol

Mixing Benzos and Alcohol Those who mix prescription benzodiazepines and alcohol often do so in hopes of increasing the effects of both chemical substances which can have dangerous results. Those who mix prescription medications and alcohol often do so in hopes of increasing the effects of both chemical substances. The truth of the matter is …

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Does Alcoholics Anonymous Keep You Sober?

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Keep You Sober?

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Keep You Sober? Alcoholics Anonymous plays a vital role for long-term recovery but the process is more successful when a 12-step program is combined with other treatment modalities such as intensive outpatient treatment or residential rehabilitation. Alcoholics Anonymous is a 12-step program designed to help those struggling with alcoholism and addiction get …

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5 Reasons for Getting Sober

5 Reasons for Getting Sober

5 Reasons for Getting Sober If you are on the fence about getting sober, or if you constantly weigh the pros and cons of recovery in your head, take a look at these 5 great reasons for getting and staying sober.  Why get sober? The answer to this question will depend heavily on who you …

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