Understanding the Blood Alcohol Level Chart

Learn How to Read the Blood Alcohol Level Chart to Avoid Excess Intake Most adults who are of drinking age are aware of the .08% blood alcohol limit (BAL) as defined by the state. Utah is the only state that has a .05% legal limit, meaning…
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Night Sweats and Other Signs of Alcoholism

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Get to Know the Signs of Alcohol Use Disorder Alcohol can have toxic effects on the body. These don’t appear early on, but rather emerge when the levels of alcohol-related toxins build up in the bloodstream. When someone has an alcohol use…
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Hangover Anxiety: Why Do You Get “Hangxiety” After a Night of Drinking?

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Learn How Heavy Drinking Can Lead to Both a Hangover and Anxiety Raise your hand if you have ever had deep regrets after a night of heavy drinking. Yep, pretty much all of us have suffered through the aftermath of a bender. When feeling sick…
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When Quitting Alcohol and Depression Symptoms Increase

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So you muster up the strength to stop drinking, but now your depression symptoms get worse. Alcoholism and depression occur together often. People who struggle with alcohol abuse may become depressed as a result of the drinking. Many problems…
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Heavy Drinking Side Effects

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If you or a loved one has a long-term alcohol use disorder you are probably well aware of the short-term adverse affects caused by alcohol abuse. These effects cut a wide swath through a person’s life, negatively impacting physical and mental…
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The Challenges of Do-It-Yourself Alcohol Detoxification

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Dangers of Stopping Detox Cold Turkey On Your Own Face it, if you are dependent on alcohol, quitting is not going to be easy. Of course, what do they say; “if you have to go through hell, don’t stop, keep going.” Yes, it’s a New Year,…
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Alcohol Use Disorder

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Drinking Too Much Alcohol According to the National Survey of Drug Use and Health, about 21.5 million adult Americans battle with substance use disorder. About 80% of those who are struggling with substance abuse disorder are abusing alcohol.…
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Alcohol Detox Program in a Safe Healing Environment

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Detoxing from Alcohol With Proper Care Is it possible to do a safe alcohol detox on your own at home? Well, generally speaking, with mild alcohol dependency a very strong-willed person can safely detoxify themselves at home. It's not easy but…
Signs of Alcohol Withdrawals

Signs of Alcohol Withdrawals

Managing Alcohol Withdrawals Safely It probably comes as no surprise that alcohol withdrawals get worse as one becomes more dependent. Most everyone knows what a hangover is like, it hits you the next morning and you deal with it the next day,…
Signs of addiction

How to Recognize the Signs of Addiction

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Addiction is a chronic and relapsing disease that affects brain function and behavior. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, once an addiction has developed, it almost always requires professional intervention to stem the cycle…