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Signs of Alcohol Addiction.


Signs of Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol abuse and addiction are still serious problems that people face every day. It can be very difficult for someone seeking treatment for alcohol addiction, or even to admit to a problem. If you believe that you may have a problem with alcohol addiction, look for these signs and seek treatment...

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Methods of Alcoholism Counseling and Therapy.


Methods of Alcoholism Counseling and Therapy

Alcohol addiction is still very prevalent in today's society, and counseling is often the best way to treat it. There are actually many different methods of counseling that are used in alcohol addiction treatment.
Why is Addiction Counseling So Important? Counseling and therapy sessions are...

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Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy.


Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

Drinking during pregnancy is dangerous; there is no stage of pregnancy that's safer to consume alcohol, there is no 'safe' amount to drink while a women is pregnant and the more alcohol a woman consumes just increases the risk that her baby will have problems. Binge drinking is a common form of...

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Signs Your Teen May be Using Alcohol.


Signs Your Teen May be Using Alcohol

With underage drinking being so common among our youth, it's understandable that parents may tend to worry about their teens experimenting with alcohol, but it's important that we don't overreact to normal adolescent developmental changes.
Throughout adolescence, teens become more secretive,...

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Alcohol's Stimulant Effects are the Opposite of Withdrawal.


Alcohol's Stimulant Effects are the Opposite of Withdrawal

When a person consumes alcohol it only takes about five minutes for it to start affecting the brain. Alcohol produces stimulant effects at first but it's actually a depressant. The stimulating effects begin to make a person more talkative, cheerful, less inhibited, more self-confident and relaxed....

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Drinking Heavily Over Time Can Cause Alcoholic Neuropathy.


Drinking Heavily Over Time Can Cause Alcoholic Neuropathy

Alcoholic Neuropathy is a very serious form of nerve damage that can develop if a person drinks heavily over a long period of time. The actual cause of alcoholic neuropathy isn't known for sure but this a painful medical condition that around half of the people that drink heavily over a long period...

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Consuming Alcohol Through Binge Drinking.


Consuming Alcohol Through Binge Drinking

Consuming alcohol through Binge Drinking is more prevalent than you may think. Today alcohol is the most frequently used and most commonly abused substance in the United States. The consumption of alcohol varies from state to state but it's a substance that's led to devastating consequences for...

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Medication Options for Treating Alcoholism.


Medication Options for Treating Alcoholism

Treatment for alcoholism is much more effective today because there are medications available to help a person avoid a relapse. Medications like Acamprosate and Naltrexone are both effective drugs for treating alcohol dependence and fortunately neither one of them are addictive.
If a person...

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Severe Form Of Alcohol Withdrawal.


Severe Form Of Alcohol Withdrawal

The use and abuse of alcohol throughout the United States is very widespread among adults but it's also a serious issue among our youth too. Most people think a person would have to be a heavy drinker over an extended period of time before alcohol would affect their health but this isn't true. read more

Binge Drinking Can Lead to Alcohol Poisoning.


Binge Drinking Can Lead to Alcohol Poisoning

There are a lot of different considerations that you need to make when it comes to the use and potential abuse of alcohol. Many people think that drinking is okay in moderation, or that if you only do it every once in a while it is not going to harm you. In the meantime it is these people who are...

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