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Can Binge Drinking Damage Your Liver?

November 20th, 2017 Can Binge Drinking Damage Your Liver-

With one in six adults consuming an average of eight drinks per binge, about four times per month, binge drinking is a public health problem in the United States. Binge drinking can result in cirrhosis, hepatitis, liver disease, and fatty liver. There’s hope for those who can’t quit alcohol, or drink in moderation, and there […]

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Does Binge Drinking Lead To Depression?

November 14th, 2017 Binge Drinking Depression_

A lot of people turn to alcohol to relieve stress, or drown their sorrows, but what if drinking alcohol actually had the opposite effect? What if binge drinking, though intended for fun, is actually contributing to depression? If someone you care about drinks too much, there’s hope to help them quit, and with the right […]

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The Dangers Of Abusing Alcohol With Xanax

November 13th, 2017 AlcoholTreatment.net The Dangers Of Abusing Alcohol With Xanax

There is no doubt about it – alcohol is the most abused and addictive substance in the United States. According to the National Counsel on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 1 in 12 adults, or 17.6 million people, have once suffered from either alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence. Now, consider the problem of prescription drug misuse […]

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Sexual Dysfunction and Alcoholism

November 9th, 2017 AlcoholTreatment.net Sexual Dysfunction and Alcoholism

Sexual dysfunction is characterized by difficulty with sexual desire, arousal, orgasm, or performance. It can be the result of emotional instability, stress, aging, impotence, discomfort, and even alcoholism. How Does Alcoholism Contribute To Sexual Dysfunction? Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease influenced by environmental, psychological, and genetic factors—it’s characterized by a person’s obsession, and compulsion […]

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How Alcohol Abuse Affects The Heart

October 26th, 2017 How Alcohol Abuse Affects The Heart_

Many Americans are turning to moderate wine and alcohol consumption to improve heart health. The problem is that in doing so, they risk becoming dependent upon alcohol, and damaging their cardiovascular system in the process. The reality is that alcohol abuse comes with a long list of cardiovascular risks including heart disease, arrhythmia, hypertension, cardiomyopathy, […]

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The Dangers Of Mixing Lunesta With Alcohol

October 17th, 2017 The Dangers of Mixing Lunesta with Alcohol

Lunesta is the brand name of eszopiclone, a prescription medication used to treat insomnia. Like alcohol, it can cause memory problems, impaired coordination, drowsiness, dizziness, and reduced alertness, all of which may be increased when the drugs are used together. Lunesta and alcohol each depress your central nervous system (CNS). This action becomes more intense […]

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Five Signs Your Loved One Is Drinking Too Much

October 13th, 2017 AlcoholTreatment.net Five Signs Your Loved One Is Drinking Too Much

Have you recently asked yourself if your loved one is drinking too much? Perhaps you’ve noticed increased drinking, changes to how they behave, their health, or how they react to their obligations. The following are five signs your loved one is drinking too much. Alcoholism comes in many forms, but can start slowly. Sometimes, we […]

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The Dangers of Mixing Trazadone with Alcohol

September 22nd, 2017 The Dangers of Mixing Trazodone with Alcohol

For as commonly diagnosed as depression is in the United States, relatively little is known about the disease. Fortunately, enough is known that some successful medications have been brought to market to help relieve some of the symptoms of depression. Trazodone is one of those medications, and has helped countless people live normal lives without […]

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What is An Alcohol Screening Test?

August 29th, 2017 Alcoholtreatment.net Alcohol Screening Test_

An alcohol screening test is a tool used to help determine if a person’s drinking has reached a risky level. The test, “was developed as a simple method of screening for excessive drinking and to assist in brief assessment,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Yet alcohol screening tests can do more than just […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Alcohol Blackouts

August 18th, 2017 AlcoholTreatment.net Borderline Personality Disorder and Alcohol Blackouts

A dual diagnosis is defined as a mental disorder that occurs at the same time as a substance use disorder. A substance use disorder can pertain to any drug, but one in particular is alcohol. Alcohol is a highly addictive, legal and often lethal substance that claims the lives of approximately 88,000 people each year. […]

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