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Alcoholism Signs

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 4, 2019 Addiction to alcohol is one of the most common forms of substance abuse in the United States. Due to its prevalence and the ability to purchase alcohol legally, it is easy for individuals to become addicted to alcohol. This also makes staying

The Dangers of Mommy Drinking Culture: Take This Situation Seriously

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 24, 2019 Modern culture has stated that a glass of wine or three is okay and even healthy for mothers. However, the dangers of mommy drinking culture may surprise many who enjoy a drink while interacting with their children. Like with any alcohol abuse,

How to Quit Drinking and Succeed

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 28, 2016 Wanting to quit drinking alcohol and knowing how to quit drinking are two very different things. Thankfully, there are many resources available to help individuals struggling with an addiction to alcohol through the process of detox and then rehab. Since the risks

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal to Expect

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 25, 2016 Fear of the unknown is a common reason for those suffering from alcohol dependence to shy away from treatment. Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal, in particular, create unease among those who would benefit from professional help. Do you know what to expect? Would

Cost of Alcohol Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 14, 2016 Every year, alcoholism results in thousands of unnecessary deaths, millions of failed relationships and countless mental and physical health problems. It can also, however, create a significant impact on the economy. The cost of alcohol addiction is in the billions, and the

Surprising Alcohol Facts

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 12, 2016 Alcohol is currently the most commonly abused substance in America. Did you know that in addition to causing personal, professional, and family troubles, alcoholism can also cause significant—sometimes deadly—health consequences? Here are some more surprising alcohol facts. Surprising Alcohol Facts to Take

Alcohol Abuse Definition in Real Terms

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 3, 2016 Do you find it difficult to control the amount or frequency of your alcohol consumption? Have friends and loved ones suggested that you might have an alcohol addiction problem? If so, it’s important to understand how to interpret the alcohol abuse definition.

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

Quitting Alcohol vs. Quitting Smoking

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 24, 2016 There’s a very good reason why alcohol and nicotine addiction are often mentioned together. It’s actually quite common to see people with a drinking problem who also smoke, sometimes heavily. Nearly 80% of heavy drinkers also smoke. Based on this information, you