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5 Steps To A Healthy Liver
When you have an alcohol addiction, one of the most effected organs in your boy is your liver.  Many recovering alcoholics find themselves trying to live a life that promotes a healthy liver. While drinking heavily for a long period of time does significant damage to the liver, there are ways to maintain and protect this vital organ.

Three Common Liver Issues

There are three main stages...
Three Ways to Fight a Family History of Alcohol Abuse
There is much evidence to suggest that alcoholism runs in families and that it may have some genetic components.  Having a family history of alcohol abuse can be very difficult to overcome.  Living with someone who has a problem with alcohol can be difficult as well.  Fighting a family history of alcohol abuse can be an uphill battle for all involved. The historical element makes it...
Five Factors That Influence Severe Withdrawal Symptoms
Everybody is different.  We are all unique in the ways that we think and feel.  We are also unique in the ways that our bodies respond to different kinds of stimuli.  When it comes to taking the leap into healing from addiction to drugs and alcohol, the biggest fear among abusers and addicts is that of severe withdrawal symptoms.  There is no real way to...
Teenage Pain Pill Addiction Prevention
teenager looking in medicine cabinet at prescription pain pills No child has dreams about one day becoming a drug addict.  No parent dreams of his or her child becoming a drug addict.  In theory, by the time children reach their middle school years, they should likely know and understand the risk of taking drugs and how making...
Five Xanax Addiction Treatment Options
When you decide to seek Xanax addiction treatment, there are a number of different recovery service options for you to take into consideration.  The most popular service options are Comprehensive Assessment, Detox, Rehab, Sober Living, and Aftercare.  It is up to you to get as informed as possible and to decide which services are the most important to you when you are making your recovery...
What to Expect from Heroin Withdrawal
heroin-withdrawal-symptoms Heroin is a highly addictive and dangerous drug that is very popular in the US and abroad.  Generally, heroin users start with just an occasional use that either turns into a regular pattern or into a binge situation.  If you are using heroin in any capacity, you may get to a point where your friends and...
Four Tips for Preventing Relapse
Most people who are recovering from addiction to drugs or alcohol know that relapse is not uncommon.  Addiction is something that you will struggle with for most of your life even after completing a detox and rehab program that helps you get back to where you want to be. There are a few things that you can do whether you are currently in a detox...
How Women Can Have Drug Detox Success
Drug detox can be so difficult.  It is hard on the body and hard on the spirit, and it can be dangerous if you do not seek the proper treatment.  Many women have already had success at detoxing before they move on to a formal rehab treatment.  There are many ways that you can be successful in detox too. Here are six ways how:

1. Talk to...

Eight Health Issues Associated with Alcohol Abuse
All kinds of substance abuse comes with different kinds of side effects. The types and severity of these side effects are dependent upon the substance of choice.  Chronic alcohol use is defined as having more than eight to fifteen drinks per week.  Hopefully at this point, everyone over the legal drinking age is aware of the dangers that can potentially come with alcohol overconsumption.  When...
Eight Ways Your Life Will Be Better Without Drugs

quitting drugs with addiction recovery treatment and drug detox

Most people are aware that quitting drugs is probably the best thing that can be done for the mind body and soul.  Continued abusive drug use can cause a whole series of physical and mental health problems as well as effect friend, family, work,...