Alcohol Addiction


Do I Have a Hangover or Alcohol Poisoning?

Almost all adults who drink alcohol, whether casually or heavily, have experienced a hangover at some point in their lives. Fewer individuals can say they have had alcohol poisoning. In some cases, however, a person with an extremely bad hangover may think they are going through alcohol poisoning. And on the other hand, alcohol poisoning can sometimes be confused for a very bad hangover. This is because the symptoms of


How Long Does Being Drunk Last?

So you’re planning to go out for a night on the town with your friends, but you have work the next morning. You’d like to let loose and enjoy a few drinks since you haven’t seen your friends in a while, but you don’t want to show up drunk to your shift the next day. Will you be completely recovered by the time you have to go to work? How


Signs That You May Be A “Weekend Alcoholic”

It’s a common assumption that alcoholics are sloppy, jobless individuals who do nothing but drink all day every day, but that isn’t always necessarily the case. In fact, some people who only drink on the weekends can even be considered an alcoholic.   Can You Be An Alcoholic & Only Drink On Weekends? Yes, you can be an alcoholic and only drink on the weekends. However, that does not mean

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Is Anger A Sign of Alcoholism?

Since drinking is socially accepted all over the world, it can be hard to tell when someone has an actual problem with alcoholism. However, long-term alcoholism can cause serious mental and physical health complications, so it should be treated as soon as possible. Even though alcoholism can come with dangerous risks, full treatment and recovery is possible. A person who has alcoholism may be in denial of their own disease

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Alcohol & Swollen Lymph Nodes

Heavy alcohol consumption puts individuals at risk for serious complications and diseases. In addition to causing common conditions like heart disease and liver damage, heavy drinking may make some existing conditions harder to maintain. For example, say someone has a disease such as Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which affects the lymph nodes. This individual’s lymph nodes are mostly likely swollen because of their disease; but if they drink heavily, the complications may

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How to Support Someone Going Through Alcohol Withdrawal

We all want to support our loved ones in any way we can. But, unfortunately, we may not always know what we need to do to help them through delicate situations like alcohol withdrawal. If someone you know is suffering from alcohol withdrawal or battling addiction, it’s important to handle the situation with sensitivity and understanding. That’s why we wanted to provide you with the tools to support someone who

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What is an Alcoholic Nose & How Does it Start?

Why Do People With Alcohol Addiction Develop A Bulbous Nose? Despite its name, alcoholic nose doesn’t always have something to do with drinking or alcohol abuse. However, it may contribute to chronic skin inflammation that can cause a bulbous nose.   What Is Alcoholic Nose? While this skin condition is usually called alcoholic nose or drinkers’ nose, it is actually called rhinophyma. Rhinophyma is a subtype of rosacea that causes

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5 Things to Do If Your Spouse Is Hiding Alcohol

Next Steps to Take if You Think Your Spouse is An Alcoholic Finding alcohol hidden in your own home can be an unexpected, concerning, and upsetting experience. When you realize that someone you love has been hiding something from you, especially something that could be as severe as an addiction, you’re bound to feel overwhelmed and blindsided. While these emotions are completely natural and understandable, it’s important to handle a

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How Does An Alcoholic Father Affect His Daughter?

The Impact That An Alcoholic Male May Have On His Child We all know that addiction hurts. It hurts the person dealing with the disease, and it hurts the people who care about the individual suffering from it. It can turn into a cycle; and the key to breaking it is recognizing when the cycle begins. Being in any kind of relationship with an alcoholic can be taxing. However, there

Hangover Man with Headaches in a Bed at Night and Wine bottle

9 Reasons Why You Might Feel Tipsy Fast

“Why Am I Getting Drunk So Quickly?” Have you ever wondered why you feel tipsy after a couple drinks, while a friend you’re with is acting completely sober after drinking more than you? This actually has to do with a bunch of factors — from your genetics to what you did right before drinking. So whether you regularly get drunk much quicker than everyone else or you’re noticing your tolerance


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