Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline For Those Trying to Quit
Breaking an alcohol addiction isn’t easy and the body will undergo physical and mental withdrawal symptoms. Here is an outline of an alcohol withdrawal timeline that most people will face when trying to quit. Getting sober is hard enough from a psychological standpoint – but it’s even harder (at least at first) on your body.[…]
How to Support an Alcoholic in Recovery
Has one of your loved ones just gotten out of rehab for alcohol addiction? As part of their support group, it’s your job to keep them from going back. The question is, how do you do that? To begin the process of helping them heal, you’ll want to first educate yourself on addiction and its[…]
ETOH: Ethanol Abuse and Treatment
In this article, we’ll talk about alcohol abuse, and whether or not it is different than addiction to ethanol, or ETOH. We’ll also discuss some of the treatment options available for you, or someone you love, if they have become dependent on it. 15 million Americans suffer from some form of alcohol addiction. Many more[…]
7 Signs of Alcoholism to Watch Out For
Chances are, you or a loved one may be exhibiting symptoms of alcohol abuse. Knowing the symptoms may help save a life. Let’s take a look at seven signs of alcoholism that will keep you from getting caught off guard. More than 38 million Americans engage in regular binge drinking, which is drinking more than 4 or[…]
Wet Brain – Facts and Symptoms
What is Wet Brain? Description 1: A Chronic Brain Disorder Description 2: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome Description 3: Korsakoff’s Psychosis Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome, also known as wet brain, is an issue that many alcoholics may face at some point in their life. Wet brain is caused by alcohol’s impact of blocking the body’s ability to absorb thiamine,[…]
How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your System? Your Guide for Blood, Urine and Breath
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports 6.2% of adults in the United States have an alcohol use disorder. That percentage translates to 16.6 million people. Alcohol contributes to 88,000 deaths each year in the United States. People with alcohol disorders die of liver failure, drunk driving, overdoses, and more. 31% of driving[…]