Over half of U.S. adults drink regularly, and alcoholism affects nearly 1 in 13 adults in the United States. This makes it one of the most pervasive diseases in the country and one of the more difficult to overcome. When dealing with a friend or […]
Category: Alcohol Abuse
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 the next day […]
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 […]
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 cord, and the rest of the body. Alcoholic neuropathy is one of the most common and undiagnosed conditions among chronic drinkers. Research suggests […]
Can Ketamine Treat Alcohol Addiction or Alcoholism?
For years, Ketamine, a powerful anesthetic sometimes used as an animal tranquilizer, was a favorite of clubgoers who used the drug illegally because of its psychoactive properties. Recreational users generally refer to the drug as “Special K or going down the K Hole.” Ketamine is […]
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 […]