Category: Alcohol

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What Percentage of Alcoholics Recover?

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 14.1 million American adults had an alcohol use disorder (AUD) in 2019. That’s around 5.6% of all American adults. This doesn’t include American adults who use alcohol heavily and …

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How Quickly Can the Liver Reverse Alcoholism

How Quickly Can the Liver Reverse Alcoholism?

A good portion of the population drinks from time to time. Alcohol consumption only becomes a problem when it is done in copious amounts. If drinking becomes a serious issue, it can start to cause problems to the liver and …

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Menopause and Addiction

Menopause and Addiction: How Your Hormones Play a Role

Although menopause is a natural process that every woman goes through, its symptoms can be distressing and disruptive. The stress of menopause can drive you to use alcohol and drugs. Sadly, alcohol and hormonal balance are indeed related.  Learn more …

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Personality Disorder

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder in Teenage Girls

Borderline personality disorder can affect people of varying ages and from different walks of life. Unfortunately, even young women and teenage girls are subject to this disorder’s grasp. Also known as BPD, borderline personality disorder can cause difficulties and challenges …

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Blacking Out from Drinking

Blacking Out from Drinking

If you’ve seen the 2009 film “The Hangover,” you know about blacking out from drinking alcohol. The four main characters have a wild night of partying and then wake up the next morning unable to recall a single memory from …

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sexual abuse and addiction

The Link Between Sexual Trauma and Addiction

Addiction is often a result of a deeper trauma. People who are victims of sexual abuse may look for ways to mask the pain. Drugs and alcohol might provide a temporary answer.  However, this quick fix makes them worse off …

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