Dry January: 4 Tips for a Sober Start to 2022 Kicking off a new year is a hopeful, productive time. Setting New Years Resolutions are often backed with the best of intentions, but a few weeks into the following year, you see yourself going back to your old ways. It can be disconcerting, especially if… Continue reading Dry January: 4 Tips for a Sober Start to 2022
Alcohol Rehab and Sober Living: Can I Do It? While you’ve made the decision that you need help for your alcohol use disorder, many things about this realization can be frightening. A million thoughts race through your head, such as: What will alcohol rehab be like? Should I go to rehab far away or attend… Continue reading Alcohol Rehab and Sober Living
How Severe is Alcohol Withdrawal? Alcohol withdrawal, one of the clearest signs of alcohol addiction, is a set of symptoms that occur when an individual suddenly stops drinking after a period of heavy drinking or greatly reduces their alcohol intake. These symptoms can be debilitating and even life-threatening. Keep reading to learn more about the… Continue reading How Severe is Alcohol Withdrawal?
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
How Alcohol Affects the Digestive System: Alcohol Damage Alcohol is a toxin to the body and, as you drink it, it will affect your body in many ways. These can include your mental health, your cardiovascular system, your brain, and your digestive system. Keep reading to find out more about how alcohol affects the digestive… Continue reading How Alcohol Affects the Digestive System: Alcohol Damage
How to Reverse Damage From Long-Term Alcohol Abuse Years of alcohol abuse can take its toll on the body and cause an array of short- and long-term health issues. Luckily, alcohol abuse is a treatable condition in which you can get your life, and your health, back on track. Keep reading to find out how… Continue reading How to Reverse Damage From Long-Term Alcohol Abuse
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