If you choose to stay with an addicted or alcoholic husband, things have to change. Learn how to make the first step in living a life a recovery from codependency 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.
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.
Some say yes. Some say no. But alcoholism definitely affects your health of body and mind. More on alcoholism as a disease here.
Experts don’t agree. It is very hard to know if mental illnesses lead to alcoholism or if the physical and social consequences of alcoholism lead to other psychiatric symptoms. More here from psychiatrist Dr. Joel Holiner on the relationship between mental health and alcohol abuse.
Treatment for alcoholism includes a medically supervised detox, medications, and psycho-therapeutic interventions. More on treatment for alcohol abuse or addiction to alcohol here.
Yes. Alcohol is addictive. In fact, alcohol can have a high potential for addiction. More here on the addictive quality of alcohol.
A true alcoholic may want to drink again. But the reality is that a real alcoholic experiences alcohol cravings when they drink, which only leads to a dead end. More here on why alcoholics should aim to remain abstinent instead.
Alcoholic drinking and possible thiamine deficiency can result in brain disorders. Learn how to treat or reverse adverse effects of chronic drinking or alcoholism by increasing your thiamine levels here.
A.A. may not work for everyone. Here we present 5 options to 12 step groups and how to quit drinking alcohol outside of A.A.