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Problems With Taking Alcohol And Ibuprofen

Mixing many drugs with alcohol can be dangerous. Ibuprofen is no exception. Although ibuprofen is available over the counter as Midol, Advil, and other painkillers, it’s still dangerous to mix with alcohol. Some of the dangers of mixing alcohol and ibuprofen can even be life threatening.Why You Shouldn’t Mix Alcohol And IbuprofenAlcohol interacts with drugs…

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What is Relapse?

Anyone who tries to recover from addiction can relapse. People new to addiction recovery may ask, “What is relapse and how dangerous is it?” If you or a loved one is preparing for or already in addiction treatment, you should learn about relapse and it’s dangers. The more you know, the easier it will be…

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People Want to Know, Is Alcohol A Drug?

Many people around the United States drink alcohol. Since it’s so common, people may not think about whether or not alcohol is considered a drug. Others who see the damage regular and abusive alcohol consumption can do, though, may ask, “Is alcohol a drug?” The truth is, yes, alcohol is considered to be a drug…

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Prescription Drug Abuse Statistics [Infographic]

When most people think of the drug abuse epidemic, they picture illegal substances like crack and heroin. While those drugs are undeniably a problem, prescription drugs are an equal threat. In many respects, prescription drug abuse statistics are even more worrying. The incorrect assumption that prescription drugs aren’t dangerous can lead to severe problems and…

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How to Live With a Recovering Alcoholic

If you have gone through the experience of living with someone who was dealing with alcoholism, you might consider living with that person in recovery to be a breath of fresh air. While it’s obviously a better situation, there are still some things you need to know about living with a recovering alcoholic.Staying DiligentLiving with…

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Find Out How to Help a Drug Addict

You find out that your loved one has a substance abuse problem. Now, you feel like you’re receiving mixed messages from friends, family members, and society. Do you know how to help a drug addict? And yes, it’s possible to do so, but it isn’t easy.Help Starts with BoundariesLearning how to help a drug addict…

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Characteristics Of Good Addiction Treatment Centers

Hundreds of addiction treatment centers are littered across the United States. Any of them can look like promising options to people unfamiliar with the addiction treatment process. The truth, though, is that some treatment centers are better than others. Finding stand-out treatment centers isn’t hard if you know what characteristics to look for during your…

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Knowing the Substance Abuse Definition Won’t Get You Sober

Being aware of the substance abuse definition is not enough. Many intelligent people and even medical professionals know what substance abuse is. Unfortunately, this does not make anyone less likely to have an addiction. Anyone can develop an addiction, and it takes professional treatment to become sober.The Substance Abuse DefinitionFrom a medical perspective, the substance…

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Drug Addiction Treatment is Not Just About Quitting Drugs

Would it surprise you to realize that quitting drugs requires a lifelong commitment for someone who has an addiction? In fact, addiction sufferers in recovery have to wake up each and every morning, knowing they have to fight the good fight one more time. If they have gotten the proper coping skills from drug addiction…

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