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5 Benefits of Medical Detox for Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol is a depressant that affects the way nerves and the brain send messages. Over time, drinking alcohol will change how this system works, so when you stop, your body must adjust. Until you regain that balance, you will go through alcohol withdrawal. Detoxing from any substance is uncomfortable, but alcohol withdrawal can cause serious…

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The Relationship Between Depression and Alcohol

Depression and Alcohol Having depression isn’t easy, and unfortunately, it can also lead people who struggle with it down a path toward addiction to alcohol. That’s because a lot of people choose to drink to try to reduce their feelings of sadness. That generally doesn’t work, and it creates an unhealthy relationship between depression and…

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Dangers of Alcohol Withdrawal

Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Withdrawal There can be significant dangers to withdrawing from alcohol if it’s not done the right way. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t understand the dangers of alcohol withdrawal. Therefore, they don’t get the kind of help and support they need for it. Either they suffer unnecessarily through alcohol withdrawal…

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Anxiety and Alcohol

If you’re battling anxiety, one of the ways you may be trying to cope is through drinking alcohol. That’s a coping mechanism many anxious people choose, especially in social situations. But it’s very unhealthy, and can lead to long-term health problems and addiction issues. You can break the link between anxiety and alcohol in your…