How to Treat Alcohol Shakes
It’s been a couple of hours since your last drink, and you notice your hands shaking ever so slightly. It’s difficult for you to write or draw now. Alcohol shakes or tremors are a form of withdrawal symptoms that are best described as trembling of the hands or other body regions. Alcohol shakes can be […]
A Complete Guide to Alcohol AddictionAlcohol can quickly go from the drink you use to have fun with to alcohol addiction. Too much alcohol can lead to issues like memory loss, confusion, nausea and vomiting, and even erectile dysfunction. It can even expose you to long-term illnesses like pneumonia, liver disease, hepatitis, certain cancers, and more if left untreated. It can be [...]
Do You Drink Too Much? Signs That You Are Becoming Addicted to Alcohol
It can be hard to tell when someone drinks too much. More than 14 million Americans have alcohol use disorder. They are addicted to alcohol and cannot stop using unless they receive help. Yet people with alcohol use disorder come from all walks of life. Some experience significant personal problems, while others appear to be functioning. What […]
Can Alcohol Affect Your Memory?
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a serious disease in America. In fact, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reports, in 2019, nearly 15 million people age 12 and up had AUD. Unfortunately, less than half of these people received treatment for their drinking. Alcohol misuse can significantly impact your brain and memory. […]
The Dangers of Mixing Alcohol with ADHD MedicationsThere are a number of different negative effects that mixing alcohol and Adderall (or any other ADHD medication) can have on the body. It is recommended on every single prescription drug on the market that medications should never be combined with alcohol under any circumstance. The Food and Drug Administration has made multiple public warnings [...]
The Association of Delirium Tremens with Alcohol WithdrawalAn individual who suffers from alcoholism has a chemical dependency on alcohol. This means that the person’s body depends on alcohol and has become tolerant of this substance. Generally, alcoholism or alcohol use disorder develops over time, after an individual uses alcohol in unhealthy amounts over an extended period of time. Due to this physical [...]
The 10 Most Common Causes of Alcoholism
Since there isn’t one exact cause of alcoholism, experts instead identify “risk factors” as potentials for development. Professionals believe that these factors may play a role in the development of alcohol use disorders as they have been evident in the lives of many individuals who suffer from alcohol dependence and addiction. Risk factors can be […]
Alcohol Treatment for Seniors: A Growing Problem of Alcoholism in Senior CitizensAlcoholism is no stranger to our world. Most countries have encountered cases of alcohol dependence. Most communities are currently seeing the negative effects this substance has on some people’s lives. And most families have been impacted by alcohol use disorder. Many younger individuals have struggled with alcohol misuse. But, while it’s certainly important to make [...]
What Are the Stages of Alcoholism?
The prevalence of drinking alcohol in the United States and around the world is unprecedented. In fact, approximately two billion people around the world drink alcohol. All human behavior has a motivation behind it, and the reasons why people drink alcohol are all unique. Whatever your reasoning behind drinking alcohol is, we must understand that […]