Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction: A Multi-Faceted Plan – Overcoming addiction may seem like an impossibility, but a countless number of people have been able to break the vicious circle of drug or alcohol abuse. It requires taking the first step, treatment, and long-term diligence, and those who are truly motivated can ultimately find happiness without the use […]

Risks of Using Steroids and Alcohol

Risks of Using Steroids and Alcohol – Steroids and alcohol can be a dangerous combination that can affect vital systems in the body, including the liver, kidneys, heart, immune system, gastrointestinal system, and can even result in mental health problems. Alcohol Use Statistics The use of alcohol is widespread among adults. The National Survey on […]

Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol and Depression: A Vicious Cycle – The abuse of alcohol and depression are closely correlated. Many people who experience depression, especially those who have not been properly diagnosed and treated, turn to alcohol in an attempt to feel better or numb the pain. In fact, at least 30%-40% of alcoholics also suffer from a […]

Muscle Relaxers and Alcohol

Muscle Relaxers and Alcohol – Muscle relaxers and alcohol can be a dangerous combination that can induce profound sedation, impaired cognition and motor function, dependence, and accidental death. A person who uses these two substances faces an increased risk of respiratory depression and overdose, fall and injuries, car accidents, and seizures. Both muscle relaxers and […]

Risks of Using Suboxone and Alcohol

Risks of Using Suboxone and Alcohol – Suboxone is a medication most commonly used for the treatment of opioid use disorders, especially those that involve heroin. Warning labels on opiate drugs such as Suboxone strongly advise patients who use these drugs not to do so in conjunction with alcohol. Even so, many in recovery from […]