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Significant Alcoholism Signs

Nearly all adults drink. Whether it’s a few beers at a Friday night party, a cocktail, or glass of champagne at a wedding, or some wine after a long day at work, alcohol is a common beverage. Because alcohol is so socially acceptable and easy to get, it can be easily abused leading individuals to…

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How to Figure Out if You’re Dating an Alcoholic

People like to believe that love conquers all. However, this isn’t the case if you’re dating an alcoholic. It’s not always easy to tell if someone has a drinking problem. You have to know the signs of alcohol addiction. Fortunately, the team at Beaches Recovery has extensive experience treating the disease of addiction and can…

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Don’t Fear Detoxing from Alcohol

There’s plenty of information about rehab for a wide variety of substance abuse problems. But when it comes to detoxing from alcohol, a lot of what’s out there is misinformation. As a result, people who need help are afraid to reach out for it. But don’t let this be you. At Beaches Recovery, our team…

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Best Tips to Stop Drinking Today

When you want to stop drinking alcohol, your best chance of success comes through seeking professional help. Alcohol abuse is a chronic, acute disease that alters brain chemistry. Therefore, willpower alone isn’t enough to overcome this disease. Also, painful and possibly life-threatening withdrawal symptoms could occur, making professional help necessary to stop drinking alcohol safely.…

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Why Does a Functioning Alcoholic Need Treatment?

While a functioning alcoholic may feel like their addiction is not a problem, they often are unaware of how alcohol affects their life. From long-term health problems to issues at home, alcoholism can cause severe repercussions in an individual’s life. The only way to prevent these problems from happening is to get treatment and stay…

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6 Tips to Staying Sober

After you successfully finish a women’s alcohol rehab program in Florida, it’s time to go back home. Even though you feel proud of your accomplishment, it’s normal to feel anxious about staying sober. Relapse can happen, so take advantage of aftercare programs at your alcohol rehab in Florida. Life skills courses help you transition from…

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Alcoholism and Pregnancy

Alcohol and pregnancy is a very dangerous combination. Those who have alcohol addiction are already experiencing a life-changing situation in which their body is dependent on alcohol to function. When you become pregnant, those complications grow. Expectant mothers may feel overwhelmed in wanting to minimize risk to their child but also unable to simply avoid…

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What Is An Alcoholic?

Professionals refer to someone struggling with alcohol dependence or addiction as suffering from an alcohol use disorder. An alcoholic in the vernacular is a way people refer to those who drink to excess repeatedly.  An alcoholic is an outdated and colloquial term for someone with an AUD. Normally, the term is now used to self-declare…

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How Does Alcohol Affect the Brain?

There is no question that drinking too much alcohol is bad for the human body in many ways. This extends to how alcohol affects the brain and what trouble alcohol gets people into. Alcohol’s effects on the brain lead to a downward spiral of destruction to the individual’s health, family relationships, and career. However, an…