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Are You a Secret Alcoholic?

When people think of alcoholism, they typically think of the physical signs of drinking: unsteady gait, loss of coordination, loss of consciousness, and vomiting. They may also picture someone who misses work due to drinking, becomes violent, or lies about how much alcohol they consume. All of these may indeed be signs of alcoholism, but in …

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Tramadol for Opiate Withdrawal

Getting over an addiction to opiates is difficult, but tramadol may be able to help by reducing the symptoms of withdrawal. There are so many things that make recovering from drug abuse so challenging. The terrible, uncomfortable, and sometimes painful symptoms of withdrawal can sabotage even the most serious attempts to quit using opiate drugs. …

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How Marijuana Use Complicates Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder abuse marijuana more than any other drug; some are trying to self-medicate their bipolar symptoms. Medical marijuana isn’t an approved method for treating bipolar disorder in states where medical cannabis is legal, and the combination of marijuana and bipolar disorder can make an already difficult mental illness worse. For more information …

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What Is Lean Drug And What Are The Risks Of Taking It?

What is lean drug? Quite simply, it’s unlikely you’ve heard of it unless you are familiar with certain areas of pop music and culture. But if you’ve heard it mentioned in pop culture, you still might not know. Thus, it’s important to keep yourself informed so you, your friends, loved ones, and peers can stay …

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Quitting Drinking Cold Turkey: 7 Myths to Know

An estimated 14 million Americans struggle with an alcohol use disorder, and some studies report numbers as high as 18 million. If you’re suffering from the effects of alcohol addiction, you’re not alone. Alcohol is one of the easiest drugs to fall victim to and one of the most difficult drugs to quit given its …

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Holistic Treatment of the Day – Acupressure

Many people in holistic circles are familiar with what is typically known as “acupuncture,” or the insertion and manipulation of needles in the body to relieve pain and help with an array of other mental and physical ailments. More recently, a practice known as “acupressure” has been gaining momentum in the holistic world. This is …

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The Recovery Benefits of a Family Program

When addiction strikes, it hurts more than the person who struggles with the disease. Substance use disorders cause physical, emotional, and mental pain that radiates out to families and friends. Arguably, it is the people closest to those suffering from addiction who feel the most severe impacts of the disease. Often, those people are family …

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Drug Abuse vs. Drug Addiction: How Far is Too Far?

What’s the difference between drug abuse vs. drug addiction?How do you know if either is a problem for you or a loved one?A substance use disorder, a term encompassing drug abuse and drug addiction, is a progressive medical condition.Let’s dive into what constitutes a substance use disorder or addiction and what’s defined as drug or …

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Letting Go of the Past: How to Heal Guilt in Sobriety

Guilt in sobriety threatens to derail recovery when mishandled. Often, it’s shame, guilt’s evil twin, which takes recovering folks down. And guilt can morph into shame if you aren’t careful.According to Brené Brown, a renowned shame and vulnerability researcher, the difference between guilt and shame is simple in theory.“Shame is a focus on self, guilt …

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