Detox

How to Detox from Alcohol

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 9, 2016 Detoxing from any substance can be a challenge, particularly after long-term abuse, but alcohol detox can be especially challenging. If you have an alcohol addiction and want to get clean, it’s important to understand how to detox from alcohol safely. Understanding How

5 Key Alcohol Abuse Symptoms

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 1, 2016 By definition, alcoholism and alcohol abuse are slightly different. Unlike alcoholics, alcohol abusers usually have some control over how much and how often they drink. Even so, their alcohol use is still unhealthy and dangerous to themselves and others. Drinking heavily is

How Drug Use Becomes Drug Dependence

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 30, 2016 People misunderstand addiction, and many can’t comprehend why people can’t stop using. Drug dependence becomes a matter of the mind and the body, and a person is using drugs in order to fulfill a mental obsession and craving, and it often starts off with

Need to Know How to Stop Drinking?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 27, 2016 Drinking alcohol usually begins as a social activity. What happens after this introduction can change lives. According to the NIH, 87.6% of the country’s population over the age of 18 have tried alcohol. Of these, 56.9% continued drinking on a monthly basis.

Quit Drinking Today and Reclaim Your Life

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 26, 2016 You’ve finally come to the realization that alcohol is ruining your life. The fact you’re willing to make that admission is a big step toward fixing the problem. With that said, you’re ultimately going to have to accept the fact that you

Does Your Spouse Have a Drinking Problem?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 18, 2016 If your spouse has a drinking problem, the first thing to realize is that you’re dealing with a sick person. This difficult situation can be even more troublesome if the two of you have children. It may be hard to comprehend why

Understanding the Stages of Opiate Withdrawal

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 12, 2016 A person experiencing withdrawal from opiates can suddenly panic and wind up using again just to avoid the symptoms. Unfortunately, the vicious circle of taking more and more uncontrolled amounts of opiates does not end, unless you can reach out for help

How Alcoholism Hurts Families

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 10, 2016 Alcohol abuse is self-destructive and selfish. When people suffer from alcoholism, they don’t consider that every bad act comes with unintended consequences, which usually harm family and friends. No one’s implying that people with an alcohol addiction intentionally hurt family members. The

How Facilities Attempt to Cure Alcohol Abuse Problems

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 8, 2016 If you’re suffering from alcohol abuse problems, you may have considered seeking assistance at an alcohol addiction rehabilitation center. If you’ve been wondering how alcohol abuse is treated, the following will be of interest to you. Alcohol Abuse Problems Are Often Treated To

What to Do After Alcohol Poisoning

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 8, 2016 Nearly 6% of all deaths globally can be attributed to alcohol. For thousands of years, alcohol has remained one of the most abundant and available substances in society. While many people have the ability to enjoy this beverage in moderation without negative