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What Exactly Is a Functioning Alcoholic?

Drinking at social events is so normalized in our culture that we do not notice the signs of alcoholism until it is too late. “Functioning alcoholism” is a colloquial term often used to describe those who are secretly struggling with alcohol addiction, but outwardly appear to live normal, productive lives with an active social circle.…

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What Are the Symptoms of Xanax Withdrawal?

Xanax is a common tranquilizer drug, usually prescribed in the treatment of anxiety disorders. However, like with many prescription medications, the body may quickly develop a tolerance to it, leading to misuse and addiction. Quitting on one’s own isn’t safe, as it can heighten one’s anxiety and physical discomfort and in certain cases, may even…

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