Can Alcohol Make Depression Worse? Depression and alcohol go hand-in-hand. In fact, the prevalence of depression among alcohol-dependent people is high — 63.8%. With such high numbers, it is no secret that depression and alcohol influence each other to make the other worse in the vicious, deadly cycle of addiction. Keep reading to find out… Continue reading Can Alcohol Make Depression Worse?
How to Repair the Damage Done by Alcohol. Your Questions Answered. Making the decision to quit alcohol for good will provide your life and your health with many benefits. Alcohol can cause a lot of damage to an individual’s liver, heart, brain, sleep, weight, and much more. Luckily, once you quit drinking alcohol, many of… Continue reading How to Repair the Damage Done by Alcohol. Your Questions Answered.
Does Alcohol Affect Sleep? Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, which can cause the user to relax and become very sleepy. Don’t let these symptoms of alcohol intoxication fool you — alcohol can disrupt your sleep in a tremendous way. If you are a drinker suffering from insomnia, the culprit just might be your… Continue reading Does Alcohol Affect Sleep?
Refreshing Alcohol-Free Drinks Who doesn’t love having a delicious, refreshing drink while you’re relaxing? Unfortunately, for the many people who suffer from alcohol addiction or are recovering from it, this simple action can be very triggering. However, it is handy to have some great recipes on hand for when you need them. Keep reading for… Continue reading Refreshing Alcohol-Free Drinks
Effects of Alcohol on the Liver Years of excessive drinking can wreak havoc on the human body. There are many short-term and long-term effects of drinking alcohol, and perhaps one of the most deadly (and most preventable) can be issues related to the liver. Keep reading to find out more about the effects of alcohol… Continue reading Effects of Alcohol on the Liver
Symptoms of Alcoholism: A Complete Guide Alcohol is a legal substance as well as a celebrated part of many cultures, including American culture. This can make it difficult for people to realize when their drinking habits have crossed the line into dangerous alcohol addiction, or when to believe their loved one when they say they… Continue reading Symptoms of Alcoholism: A Complete Guide
What You Can Learn from Ben Affleck’s Addiction Struggle In a recent article by the New York Times, Ben Affleck opened up about his struggles with addiction. It is a reminder that addiction known no bounds and can cause profound effects to anybody, including movie stars. In addition, Ben Affleck’s story can serve as a… Continue reading What You Can Learn from Ben Affleck and his Addiction Struggle
Obsession vs Addiction: Is There a Difference? You know that something is amiss with yourself or your loved one, but you’re not sure if it is obsession or addiction. Is treatment for addiction the right way to go, or is it just bad obsessive habits that need to be untangled by a behavioral doctor? It… Continue reading Obsession vs Addiction: Is There a Difference?
Photo Credit: The Radio Scout Anyone who ends up with a DUI conviction may have to undergo certain obstacles in order to be able to drive again. They may need to go to mandatory AA meetings, pay fines and in some cases install a car breathalyzer in their vehicle. A breathalyzer or ignition interlock is… Continue reading What It’s Like to Have a Breathalyzer in Your Car