my drinking is out of control

My Drinking is Out of Control

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How Can I Stop Drinking Out Of Control? The New Year is the perfect time to address an alcohol use disorder if you find yourself thinking, “My drinking is out of control!” Who knew when you began the daily habit of enjoying a glass of…
OCD and Alcohol

OCD and Alcohol

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Alcohol Addiction Having co-occurring OCD and alcohol use disorder is fairly common. Learn about these disorders and how the dual diagnosis is successfully treated. Living with obsessive-compulsive disorder…
Alcohol Tremors

Alcohol Tremors and Other Withdrawal Symptoms

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Understanding Alcohol Withdrawal Shakes Shaking hands are just one symptom of alcohol withdrawal. It is a wake-up call, that day when you first notice the hand tremors. Up until that day, it might have been easy to deny that you had a drinking…
Blood Alcohol Level Chart

Understanding the Blood Alcohol Level Chart

What Is The Normal Range For Blood Alcohol Level? Learn How to Read the Blood Alcohol Level Chart to Avoid Excess Intake Most adults who are of drinking age are aware of the .08% blood alcohol limit (BAL) as defined by the state. Utah is…
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Night Sweats and Other Signs of Alcoholism

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Get to Know the Signs of Alcohol Use Disorder Alcohol can have toxic effects on the body. These don’t appear early on, but rather emerge when the levels of alcohol-related toxins build up in the bloodstream. When someone has an alcohol use…
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Hangover Anxiety: Why Do You Get “Hangxiety” After a Night of Drinking?

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Learn How Heavy Drinking Can Lead to Both a Hangover and Anxiety Raise your hand if you have ever had deep regrets after a night of heavy drinking. Yep, pretty much all of us have suffered through the aftermath of a bender. When feeling sick…
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When Quitting Alcohol and Depression Symptoms Increase

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Does Giving Up Alcohol Make You Depressed? So you muster up the strength to stop drinking, but now your depression symptoms get worse. Alcoholism and depression occur together often. People who struggle with alcohol abuse may become depressed…
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Heavy Drinking Side Effects

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If you or a loved one has a long-term alcohol use disorder you are probably well aware of the short-term adverse affects caused by alcohol abuse. These effects cut a wide swath through a person’s life, negatively impacting physical and mental…
alcohol detox at home

The Challenges of Do-It-Yourself Alcohol Detoxification

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Dangers of Stopping Alcohol Detox Cold Turkey On Your Own Face it, if you are dependent on alcohol, quitting is not going to be easy. Of course, what do they say; “if you have to go through hell, don’t stop, keep going.” Yes, it’s a…
alcohol use disorder

Alcohol Use Disorder

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Drinking Too Much Alcohol According to the National Survey of Drug Use and Health, about 21.5 million adult Americans battle with substance use disorder. About 80% of those who are struggling with substance abuse disorder are abusing alcohol.…