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Vaping Alcohol

Vaping Alcohol – Is It Safe To Smoke Alcohol?

How Do You Smoke Alcohol? Some people may initially gawk at the idea of inhaling alcohol, or be bewildered that such a thing even exists. Nonetheless, various news sources in the past decade have observed how this new trend of smoking, or vaping, alcohol has become increasingly popular. But how does it actually work? Alcohol […]

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Dangers of Mixing Alcohol With Heroin

The Dangers Of Mixing Heroin With Alcohol

  When it comes to mixing alcohol and heroin, you should avoid it at all costs. Both alcohol and heroin are central nervous system depressants, which means that they act by slowing down the central nervous system. Alcohol and heroin have similar effects but impact different parts of the brain. As a result, using these […]

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High Functioning Alcoholic

What Is A High-Functioning Alcoholic?

  Beyond drinking socially with friends, or even the rare night out of binge drinking, is the serious and potentially devastating problem of alcoholism. While media portrayals and broader culture have historically created a picture of what the “typical alcoholic” looks or acts like, it is not always easy to identify or dismiss problem drinking […]

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Mixing Adderall And Alcohol

Mixing Adderall And Alcohol — Interactions And Side Effects

  Adderall is a stimulant drug, commonly prescribed for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (sudden attack of deep sleep). Adderall can have significant side effects. Mixing Adderall with alcohol could increase the severity of these effects, and result in permanent damage to the heart and nervous system. It’s not typically advised to […]

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Mixing Gabapentin And Alcohol

The Dangers Of Mixing Gabapentin And Alcohol – Side Effects And Interactions

  Beginning any new prescription medication generally comes with potential risks as well as possible side effects. The prescription drug gabapentin is no different. While safe to take as prescribed, mixing Gabapentin and alcohol can have potentially serious side effects as well as possible interactions. Drowsiness, dizziness, and a hard time concentrating are just a […]

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What Is Alcoholic Hepatitis?

What Is Alcoholic Hepatitis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

  Alcohol is a leading cause of liver disease, and alcoholic hepatitis is a stage of liver disease caused by excessive alcohol consumption. Alcohol-related liver disease refers to a spectrum of illnesses that include fatty liver disease, alcoholic hepatitis, and cirrhosis. Heavy drinking can lead to a host of issues with the liver, many of […]

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Delirium Tremens - Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Delirium Tremens (DTs): Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

What Is Delirium Tremens (DTs)? Delirium tremens, often called DTs, is the most severe symptom associated with alcohol withdrawal. When someone drinks heavily, their body becomes dependent on alcohol in order to function; if alcohol use stops suddenly, acute withdrawal symptoms like delirium tremens may occur. DTs may be referred to as alcohol withdrawal delirium, […]

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Mixing Prednisone And Alcohol

Mixing Prednisone And Alcohol—Interactions And Side Effects

  Prednisone is prescribed to treat a wide variety of medical conditions. This drug comes with a lengthy list of side effects, and mixing prednisone and alcohol can amplify any possible complications. Over-the-counter medications such as prednisone can cause adverse reactions when taken with other drugs, including alcohol. Both prednisone and alcohol have been linked […]

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Mixing Celexa And Alcohol

Mixing Celexa (Citalopram) And Alcohol—Interactions And Side Effects

  Celexa is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). SSRIs are one of the most commonly prescribed types of antidepressants, but they can often include uncomfortable side effects. Mixing Celexa and alcohol can not only increase the severity of these side effects, but can also result in other health complications. More than 43 million Americans […]

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Benefits of Quitting Drinking Alcohol

What Happens When You Stop Drinking Alcohol?

  Not drinking alcohol may seem like a daunting task, especially if you have been drinking too much or are physically or mentally dependent on alcohol. While there are certainly ads and commercials portraying the fun and excitement of drinking alcohol, there aren’t many boasting about the benefits of quitting drinking alcohol or even the […]

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