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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

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

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

How to Combat Teenage Alcoholism [Infographic]

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 14, 2016 Alcoholism isn’t an illness that targets adults exclusively. Teens, and in some cases even children, can fall victim to the disease. To combat teenage substance abuse, awareness and education is key. Knowing more about teen alcohol abuse and addiction can be instrumental

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

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

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