Alcoholism Side Effects

Alcoholism Side Effects

When alcohol is consumed, it enters the stomach where 25% is immediately absorbed into the bloodstream. The rest of the alcohol begins to be broken down in the liver. Once alcohol has entered your bloodstream, it remains in your body until it is processed. About 90-98...
Signs of Alcoholism

Signs of Alcoholism

What does alcoholism look like? Does it look like a disheveled businessman hunched over the end of a dive-bar at the end of every work day? Perhaps alcoholism looks like a homeless woman, sitting beside a busy intersection with a bottle in hand. Or maybe like a...
Outpatient Alcohol Treatment

Outpatient Alcohol Treatment

One of the first steps to dealing with your alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is finding treatment that works for you. If you think or know you are struggling with AUD, then doing research like this is a great first step to owning your recovery. You are in the right...
What Is Considered Heavy Drinking?

What Is Considered Heavy Drinking?

Do you find yourself drinking a lot of alcohol? When you go out with friends, do you find yourself having one drink after another, sometimes even after your friends have finished drinking for the night? Maybe you stay in by yourself and have more than just a couple of...
What to Expect With Alcohol Withdrawals

What to Expect With Alcohol Withdrawals

I met my friend Chad when we were in the same frat in college. When we were in school, we all drank a lot. It was part of the culture. We would party every weekend, but when we graduated and started our careers, most of our fraternity brothers didn’t drink as much...
Outpatient Vs Inpatient: Comparing the Types of Treatment

Outpatient Vs Inpatient: Comparing the Types of Treatment

The most difficult part of your journey toward success in recovery can be the decision to seek treatment for issues with substance use. Choosing to take charge of your relationship with drugs or alcohol can be a big task to undertake, but it’s an essential first step...
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