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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

The Recovery of Abby Wambach

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 14, 2016 Abby Wambach is a Soccer Champion With 184 goals, she is the leading career scorer—male or female—in international soccer. Wambach has more international goals than Pelé and Lionel Messi combined. The openly lesbian athlete retired in December after leading the U.S. Women’s

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

Why You Need to Stop Drinking Today

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 7, 2016 If you have any doubts about whether or not you have a drinking problem, you might want to consider answering the “20 Questions” provided by A.A. Based on the organization’s criteria, three positive responses are an indication you may suffer from alcoholism.

Does Alcohol Withdrawal Medication Work?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 1, 2016 Detoxing from alcohol dependence is a difficult process. In fact, alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous and even fatal if not properly managed. Licensed alcohol detox programs play an important role in this part of early recovery. Alcohol withdrawal medication also helps medical

My Spouse is Reluctant to Begin Treatment for Alcohol… What Can I Do?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 21, 2016 Admitting you need help and making the decision to enter into an alcohol rehabilitation program can be an unnerving event. In fact, fear and uncertainty keep a large majority of people from seeking the help they need. Even if they want to

Chemical Dependency Rehab: Taking the First Step

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 17, 2016 Knowing that you’re struggling with a chemical dependency can be a difficult thing to process. However, it’s an integral part of your recovery journey. Working through the first steps can help you find the right chemical dependency rehab you need to enjoy

How to Stop Drinking and Begin Addiction Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 13, 2016 For most people dealing with alcoholism, memories of how they became addicted are often fleeting. It usually happens over a period of time until individuals find themselves slowly increasing their consumption in order to get the desired effect, which is usually to