Alcohol Abuse

March 01, 2024

Charles Frank

Alcoholism Wikipedia

Fatal alcohol-related injuries tend to occur in relatively younger age groups. Alcohol is a psychoactive substance with dependence-producing properties that has been widely used in many cultures for centuries. The harmful use of alcohol causes a high burden of disease and has significant social and economic consequences. The information on this site should not be […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 01, 2024

Charles Frank

Substance dependence

It’s time to stop making excuses for your drinking and get the help you deserve. Learn about alcoholism support options and find other resources to start on your recovery plan today. The CAGE is a brief questionnaire that you can take to help determine if you have a problem with alcohol. Your treatment setting will depend on […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 01, 2024

Charles Frank

How to Talk to an Alcoholic in Denial

Denial is not an uncommon issue in people affected by alcoholism. First, many people feel stigmatized by their condition and fear being labeled as an alcoholic. Others may be truly unaware that they are exhibiting signs of addiction. In addition, some people are suffering from addiction-related brain dysfunction that triggers denial as an involuntary response. […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 01, 2024

Charles Frank

Zoom mEETINGS: PROTECTING ANONYMITY & DEFAULT SETTINGS Peoria Area Alcoholics Anonymous 24 7 Hotline 309 687-1329

She is thrilled to be working at High Watch and thoroughly enjoys working with each guest to achieve better physical health. Lizzy has a unique ability to balance both the strategic and relational thinking required to grow and sustain a high-performing team. She firmly believes that courage and vulnerability are essential leadership skills needed to […]

Alcohol Abuse

February 29, 2024

Charles Frank

The Irrational Mind of Addicts and Alcoholics: What Does it Stem From?

The brain mediates our motivation to repeat behaviors that lead to pleasurable, rewarding states or reduce uncomfortable, distressing physical or emotional states. In this context, drinking alcohol can be motivated by its ability to provide both relief from aversive states and reward. These dual, powerful reinforcing effects help explain why some people drink and why […]

Alcohol Abuse

February 29, 2024

Charles Frank

Trauma Symptoms of Adult Children of Alcoholics

Alcohol abuse disorder is characterized by periods of sobriety and relapse. Even so, with a combination of therapy, support, and persistence, around a third of people with AUD will maintain sobriety for at least a year and sometimes for decades. Medications like Campral, Topamax, and Revia have greatly improved AUD recovery rates. If you end […]

Alcohol Abuse

February 29, 2024

Charles Frank

Alcoholic liver disease: Symptoms, treatment, and causes

To prevent alcoholic liver disease and other conditions linked to the consumption of alcohol, doctors advise people to follow National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) guidelines. In people with liver failure, the liver completely ceases to function. This can be an outcome of advanced-stage liver disease and often means that a liver transplant […]

Alcohol Abuse

February 28, 2024

Charles Frank

Alcoholic Eyes: The Impact Alcohol Has on Your Eyes

A person may reduce their risk of developing vision issues due to alcohol by limiting their alcohol consumption. Even small changes can help reduce a person’s risk of developing issues with their eyes or other aspects of health. A doctor can provide more details about what a person can do to address their vision issues. […]

Alcohol Abuse

February 28, 2024

Charles Frank

Weed Vs Booze: Is Either One Less Harmful To Your Health?

“I’ve found cannabis to be very useful, particularly this year, because it’s a relaxing experience; it’s a unifying experience rather than something that makes me feel aggressive or overly emotional,” says Egan. People’s responses to each substance can vary greatly, so what seems safer for one person might not work for someone else. While being […]

Alcohol Abuse

February 28, 2024

Charles Frank

Alcohol and Seizures Can Alcohol or Withdrawal Trigger a Seizure?

Seizures can also disrupt the oxygen supply to the brain, potentially leading to permanent brain damage. The relationship between alcohol use/abuse and degeneration of the brain is a contentious issue. If you have epilepsy, consult your physician for more information on the approach to alcohol that is right for you. Additionally, if a seizure cannot […]

Alcohol Abuse