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Top 5 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

April 7, 2017

It was 3 a.m. and I heard my front door slam shut. My sister came home from a long night of partying and I knew something didn't feel right. Everyone in my shoes has experienced that feeling. It's the feeling in your gut when your intuition is telling you something isn't right. I knew my sister Jessica was having her fun with her college friends because after all, that's what twenty-somethings do, right? But when she started sleeping in longer than usual, missing classes, and drinking every night, that was when my parents and I had to intervene. I noticed…

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Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Detox

September 8, 2016

No matter how long you've been struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, treatment can help you break free of your addiction and make a fresh start. The process of addiction treatment begins with detox, which allows your body to get rid of the toxins that result from ongoing substance abuse. Detox has many effects and benefits—some are noticeable right away, while others don't reveal themselves until later on in your recovery journey. In this article, we'll look at both the short-term and long-term effects of detox. Understanding the Detox Process To appreciate the various effects of detox, it's important to…

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Three Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

April 30, 2013

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can be extremely unpleasant. If a person going through withdrawal isn't monitored, the effects can be uncomfortable and even dangerous. There are at least three alcohol withdrawal symptoms that shouldn’t be ignored, let’s look at the process and these symptoms a bit closer. What Are Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms? These symptoms occur in people who have been abusing alcohol for a prolonged period of time and who suddenly quit or drastically cut back on their consumption of alcohol. People can start to feel withdrawal symptoms only a few hours after taking their last alcoholic beverage. The symptoms might…

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