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Does Alcoholism Cause Anxiety?

Although some people use alcohol as a way to unwind at the end of a stressful day, they are putting themselves at risk for developing alcoholism.  Because alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, people…

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Binge Drinking Vs. Alcoholism

If you are concerned about your drinking habits, there are some facts regarding binge drinking vs. alcoholism that you should review.  Whether you only drink on weekends or drink every night in moderation, you could be…


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Overcoming Addiction with Drug Detox Programs

Studies show that the most effective method for overcoming addiction is through inpatient treatment programs.  People who have decided to deal with their drug or alcohol addiction have taken the first and most important step…



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Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol withdrawal affects each person differently.  The process of detoxing from alcohol produces a broad range of symptoms that are categorized into three separate stages.  In most cases, the first stage, early-stage withdrawal can begin…


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What to Expect with Alcohol Withdrawal

Many people fear alcohol withdrawal and avoid entering treatment because of their fears.   As their alcoholism continues, the damages to the person’s mind and body intensify.  Learning the facts about what to expect with…




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Developing Alcoholism After Recovering From Drugs

Developing alcoholism after recovering from drugs is known as cross addiction.  This behavior is not unusual.  In fact, many recovering addicts fall back on addictive substances after treatment.  The person often chooses a substance that…