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Is it Safe to Mix Antibiotics and Alcohol?

Many people are concerned whether it is safe to use antibiotics and alcohol together since one of the most serious public health challenges in the world is the over-prescribing of antibiotics. Data suggests that general practitioners are the biggest culprits, writing 90 percent of the prescriptions for respiratory tract infections and unwittingly creating a population […]


7 Things You Might Not Know About Delirium Tremens

Anyone who has ever suffered from a hangover after a night of drinking has experienced a mild form of alcohol withdrawal. Delirium Tremens, on the other hand, is severe alcohol withdrawal that occurs after a quick stop in habitual, heavy drinking. What Are Delirium Tremens (DTs)? Often referred to as “the DTs” or “the shakes,” […]


Virtual IOP Program Online From Home For Addiction & Mental Health

Our new Virtual IOP Program Online is the safest and most convenient way for anyone to receive the benefits of outpatient treatment for addiction and mental health issues from the comfort of your own home. It also solves the problem for people searching for IOP Program Near Me because it is available from anywhere. An […]


21 Signs You Might Have a Drinking Problem

There’s a saying that rings true for many people – “If you have to ask if you have a drinking problem, you probably do.” Because addiction is complex, it’s not always clear for individuals with the condition, or for those around them, to know they’ve developed a drinking problem. In many cases, denial can keep […]


What’s the Difference Between Alcohol Poisoning Symptoms & a Hangover?

For anyone who overindulges with alcohol, it’s important to know the difference between mild alcohol poisoning symptoms and a hangover the next day. One of these conditions is extremely dangerous and can even be fatal, while the other makes for a lousy next day after drinking alcohol. Knowing the signs and symptoms of each, and […]


What is the Role of Nutrition for Addiction Recovery?

March is National Nutrition Month, so it’s the perfect time to examine the role of healthy eating and nutrition for addiction recovery to be successful, and ultimately long-lasting. Maintaining proper nutrition is one of the most effective ways to live a healthy and productive life. Though this may sound simple and straightforward, it can be […]


Alcohol Dementia: What We Know About the Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Despite public awareness campaigns that consuming too much alcohol is incredibly unhealthy and a leading cause of issues such as alcohol dementia, more Americans are unfortunately dying as a result of their drinking habits. In 2017, 73,000 people died from alcohol-related illnesses, according to a study conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics. The […]


Alcoholic Neuropathy: The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Excessive, long-term alcohol consumption can lead to alcoholic neuropathy, a condition that damages peripheral nerves that send signals between the brain, spinal chord and the rest of the body. Alcoholic neuropathy is one of the most common and undiagnosed conditions among chronic drinkers. Research suggests it effects up to 66 percent of patients suffering from […]


Can Ketamine Treat Alcohol Addiction or Alcoholism?

For years, Ketamine, a powerful anesthetic sometimes used as an animal tranquilizer, was a favorite of club goers who used the drug illegally because of it’s psychoactive properties. Recreational users generally refer to the drug as “Special K or going down the K Hole.” Ketamine is seeing something of a renaissance in the form of […]


What Are the 4 Stages of Alcoholism?

The vast majority of people who drink alcohol do not develop an addiction. For some people, however, drinking will always be problematic and should be avoided. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reports that around 14 million people in the U.S. struggle with alcoholism. Understanding and recognizing the stages that lead to […]


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