Consequences of driving drunk include increased insurance fees, not being able to rent a car, and having a suspended driving license. But is alcohol addiction treatment a viable option to deter drunk driving? We explore here.
Get up-to-date on the definition of problem drinking and its associated harms worldwide. Statistics on alcohol use and abuse in the U.S. as well as internationally, and ideas for how we can prevent harm caused by alcohol use…based on the collaborative World Health Organization (WHO) Report on “Alcohol and Injuries”, essential reading for anyone interested in harm reduction among drinkers.
Physical addiction to alcohol is known as alcohol dependence. Does dependence on alcohol indicate alcoholism? We review here and invite your questions about physical addiction to alcohol at the end.
How much alcohol does it take to really be in trouble? We review alcohol overdose as how alcohol works in the body here and invite your questions about binge drinking at the end. What is the danger of drinking too much alcohol? How are intoxication and overdose related? We explore the answers to these questions […]
You should consider an alcohol rehab center’s accreditation, effectiveness, and programming type before enrollment. More on each here.
Alcohol withdrawal is characterized by physical and psychological symptoms such as difficulty thinking, depression, mood swings, or (in severe cases) seizures and delerium. Learn more about alcohol withdrawal symptoms here.
Alcohol addiction ruins lives and causes financial stress. Getting help for alcohol addiction is the first and a necessary step to recovery. Read on to find out how you can get help for your addiction or you can help someone that you care about.
Alcohol withdrawal can present both psychological and physical withdrawal symptoms. This is why it is safest to withdraw from alcohol under medical supervision. More on how to withdraw from alcohol here.
Yes, you can drink alcohol after exercise. Should you? Not really. Learn the facts about how alcohol gets processed in your body and why alcohol goes against exercise goals here.
What are the effects of mixing buprenorphine and alcohol? Can you overdose or die? Mixing buprenorphine with alcohol and its possible harms here.