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10 Things I Wish I had Known Earlier About Alcoholism

Everyone reaches a certain age and thinks, “Wow, I wish I could go back in time and tell myself ____.” Many people who used to be alcohol abusers think the same thing about the period they were alcoholics. They wish someone had told them how easy it could happen to them and how they wouldn’t realize how much alcohol affected their lives until it was too late.

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The Stages of Alcohol Detox

Alcoholism is a slow-killing disease, affecting not just individuals but also their immediate family and friends. To prevent the long-term irreparable damage caused by alcohol consumption, the body must first be purged off of the toxic contents under clinical supervision. The stages of alcohol detox can be quite painful, but with medical attention and close…

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3 Biggest Dangers of Alcohol Addiction

The dangers of alcohol addiction are many. Like smoking, regular consumption of alcohol has far-reaching consequences on one’s physical and mental health but their effects may be palpably felt too late in life. Moreover, drinking at social gatherings is so normalized in our culture that some may not even be aware of their alcohol dependence,…

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How Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Immune System

Your immune system protects you against bacteria and germs, helping you stay healthy and well. It filters out toxins and other harmful substances. The proteins, cells, and organs of your immune system interact in complex ways scientists don’t completely understand. However, when you mix drugs and the immune system, you often get results that can…

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