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Category Archives: Alcohol

Alcohol and Blood Sugar

Alcohol and blood sugar are closely related by how alcohol directly affects blood sugar levels. Your body needs sugar, but too high a concentration can be as equally fatal as having too little.  Cells called...

Gratitude in Recovery

We all know that having positive thoughts leads to experiencing more positive emotions. That’s why positive affirmations and visualizations have become so popular in many self-help systems. For many in recovery, cultivating positive thoughts on...

How to know if the Addict is Ready for Recovery

With rare exceptions, the road to recovery from substance use disorder isn’t easy. It’s often steep, winding, and full of switchbacks and obstacles. Sometimes it can seem impossible to navigate. Treatment programs are getting better...

Myths About Alcohol: Here’s the Whole Truth

Alcohol is one of the most commonly used and abused substances. This is mainly due to the fact that it’s legal and easily accessible. As a result, many people think that it takes much more...

Alcohol and Aging: All About This Substance’s Aging Effects

Because alcohol is legal and so easily accessible, many people forget that it’s technically a drug and is thus addictive. In fact, there are many negative effects of alcohol abuse. For example, consuming too much...

Can Alcohol Cause Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones are known for the intense pain they can cause. Kidney stones develop when there’s too much waste material and not enough liquid. Together, these two end up forming crystals (which are known as...

The Dangers of Drinking During Pregnancy

Abusing alcohol is dangerous for anyone. Consuming alcohol at a higher rate than your body can metabolize it often leads to serious health complications. This is especially true for women drinking during pregnancy who should...

The Consequences of Mixing Stimulants and Depressants

Stimulants and depressants are two drug types that are considered opposites of each other. As it stands, there is virtually no reason a person should mix these two drug types together. Like in most polydrug...

The Trouble with Wine Mom Culture

One thing that often brings people together in American society today is wine. That’s right, wine. This is partly due to American media marketing drinking as being “cool” and “fun.” With such promotion, it’s no...

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