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Alcoholism: The Truth

Alcoholism: The Truth

Death from alcoholism is unpleasant and often gruesome. An end-stage alcoholic is likely to have caused significant damage to their body. And while their alcoholism will be the ultimate cause of death, it is usually the complications arising from multiple conditions that are the direct...

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how to help an alcoholic

How to Help an Alcoholic

Alcoholism or alcohol use disorder can affect people of all races, genders, and economic backgrounds. An alcoholic has a physical and psychological dependence on drinking1. Despite alcohol causing issues and individuals struggling to control their drinking, they persist with consuming alcohol. An alcoholic’s problems can...

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The Holistic Sanctuary

The Holistic Sanctuary

The Holistic Sanctuary has the option of three packages at the rehab. The four-week Silver Package costs $30,000, the four-week Gold Package is $50,000, and a 12-week Platinum Pack costs $500,000. The Holistic Sanctuary also provides short-term and retreat packages ranging from $15,000 for seven...

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Narconon Rehab Treatment

Narconon Rehab

In Narconon Rehab, vitamins are given to individuals to restore the body of minerals that have been lost through substance misuse. The use of sauna to sweat out harmful chemicals is no different than the detoxing that many individuals do around the world. Interestingly, the...

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Tramadol WIthdrawal and Detox

Tramadol Withdrawal

Withdrawal from Tramadol has been described as similar to the flu. Individuals experience physical symptoms that peak within a few days. After the physical withdrawal symptoms leave, individuals must deal with the psychological issues created by drug addiction....

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OCD and Addiction

OCD and Addiction

Research has found a large portion of OCD sufferers also meet the criteria for individuals living with substance abuse disorder. Many of the individuals that deal with OCD and addiction started using drugs and alcohol to combat their OCD symptoms. Research also found that people...

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What Are The Stages of Rehab

What Are The Stages of Rehab

The National Institute on Drug Abuse developed the four stages of rehab. The stages were created for the organization’s "An Individual Drug Counseling Approach to Treat Cocaine Addiction" material to help healthcare providers deliver high-quality counselling. The four stages of rehab include: treatment initiation, early...

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High Functioning Alcoholic

High Functioning Alcoholic

The definition of a heavy drinker for men and women is quite different. A man is considered a heavy drinker if he consumes four or more alcoholic drinks a day or 14 in a week. Women are considered heavy drinkers if they consume three alcoholic...

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What is Wet Brain

What Is Wet Brain

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome takes place when an individual suffers brain damage due to heavy and repeated exposure to alcohol. Also known as wet brain, the problem occurs due to a deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine). The wet brain stem does not receive enough vitamin B1 resulting...

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Stages of Alcoholism

What are the Stages of Alcoholism

The stages of alcoholism don’t just affect an individual’s mental and physical health. Alcoholism can lead to the breakup of families, friendships, loss of jobs, humiliation, bankruptcy, incarceration, asylums and death. ...

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