The Challenges of Alcohol Detox

Because alcohol is legal, many people underestimate its addictive power. We also tend to neglect just how challenging withdrawal from it can be. What are the Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal? Withdrawal from alcohol can be incredibly challenging. Detox involves many physical and mental symptoms including: Anxiety Shakiness and tremors Sweating and fever Seizures Visual or…

The Difference between Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Have you ever known someone who you thought had a serious alcohol problem which they denied? Or, have you ever been surprised by someone unexpectedly going into rehab? The line between problematic over-drinking and severe diagnosable alcoholism is one of severity. What is Alcohol Abuse? What qualifies as excessive drinking may vary depending on many…

Effects of Alcohol and Alcohol Use Disorder

Effects of Alcohol and Alcohol Use Disorder Immediate Effects of Alcohol Most people are aware of the effects of drinking alcohol are. These are the types of things that we experience when we are “buzzed”, “drunk”, “faded” or any other term one might use when drinking to a point of inebriation. After a few alcoholic…

Myths About Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Use Disorder is Highly Misunderstood Although it is the most widely used inebriating substance on the planet, there are still a large number of myths surrounding alcohol abuse and alcoholism. In this article we will be looking at the more prevalent of those myths, and we will set the record straight.   Alcohol Myths…