Author: Justin Mckibben Almost a year ago, I walked into a local urgent care clinic with a knot in my chest. I had been experiencing palpitations and chest tightness on-and-off for a month or more, and this particular morning my... Learn MoreWhat is Alcoholism and How Does Treatment Help?
[caption id="attachment_21122" align="aligncenter" width="457"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Alcoholism is a term that has been around for quite a long time, but over... Learn MoreThe Two Types of Alcoholic Brains
Author: Shernide Delva There are two sides to every story, and when it comes to alcoholism, the same saying holds truth. A new study examined the changes in the brain that makes a person prone to alcoholism. What they discovered... Learn MoreDeath by Neglect: Addicts Dying From Withdrawal in Police Custody
Author: Justin Mckibben Drug addiction kills every day, in fact every hour over a dozen people in this country alone lose their lives to drugs or alcohol, and while the circumstances may vary the outcome is always the same- devastated... Learn MoreAuto Brewery Syndrome: When Your Body Produces Its Own Alcohol
Author: Shernide Delva Imagine being charged with a DUI when it’s been hours, even days, since you've had your last drink. Seems impossible right? Think again. Apparently there’s a disorder that actually causes your body to produce its own alcohol. While... Learn More6 Alcohol Abuse Related Diseases You Might Not Know
Author: Justin Mckibben Alcohol abuse is a problem more than common in our world today, and more often than not it results in disastrous forms of disease that can completely alter the quality of an individual’s life, sometimes bringing that... Learn MoreAlcohol Killing Americans in Record Numbers
[caption id="attachment_18641" align="aligncenter" width="449"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva There has been an influx of media attention on the heroin and painkiller epidemic which... Learn MoreAggressive Drunken Behavior Linked to Gene Mutation
[caption id="attachment_18347" align="aligncenter" width="451"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] If you've been to enough bars, you have witnessed the following scenario: That guy or girl that just seems... Learn MoreAlarming Top 10% in American Alcohol Use
Author: Justin Mckibben Some Americans go home after a long day, and tend to ‘unwind’ by having a glass of wine with dinner. Just that one glass would put someone in the top 30% of American adults in terms of... Learn MoreShould You Stop Drinking Before Alcohol Rehab?
Author: Justin Mckibben If you have made the decision to go to alcohol rehab, it is the best step in the right direction to change your life. Sometimes you may have a few days or maybe even a week to... Learn MoreAlcohol Withdrawal Full Body Tremors
Because it is legal and socially-acceptable, many people forget that alcohol is a drug; in fact, it is considered to be one of the worst drugs you can ingest, if not the worst drug. One of the main aspects of... Learn MoreWhat to do when you’re struggling with alcohol and drug addiction
It’s hard to see what’s really happening to you when you’re struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. Often times, people in active addiction are in full-blown denial of their problem and usually, they are the last to really know that... Learn More