brain damage from heavy alcohol abuse

Brain Damage from Heavy Alcohol Abuse: An In-Depth Look at Wet Brain

Wet brain, also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, is a type of brain damage that is caused by alcohol abuse and addiction. Excessive alcohol abuse, even among functional alcoholics, leads to thiamine deficiency, which damages the brain. Over time, this leads to the development of wet brain syndrome symptoms. Brain Damage from Heavy Alcohol Abuse: An…

what is delirium tremens

Delirium Tremens: Definition, Symptoms and Cures

Delirium tremens is a condition that often occurs during alcohol withdrawal. It can occur suddenly, and without warning. For someone with delirium tremens, they have a medical condition that requires immediate intervention. This is certainly not a condition that should be ignored. Anyone who is an alcoholic and who wishes to recover is susceptible to…

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Vivitrol Aids in Addiction Recovery

Vivitrol: The Recovery Aid You’ve Been Looking For Vivitrol treatment is now available for addiction recovery at AspenRidge Recovery. For people who suffer with drug addiction or alcoholism, their conditions are often ongoing. Addiction is a disease that is incredibly difficult to overcome on your own. Quite often, people will attempt to stop using alone before…

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Alcoholism Intervention Methods Explained

How to Intervene on an Alcoholic Families of alcoholics often wonder how they should properly intervene. What many families don’t realize is that alcoholism is actually a disease in need of treatment. Although they mean well, they often go about trying to get their loved ones into treatment in the wrong way. You might be in…

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Top 10 Binge Drinking Universities in CO

Top 10 Universities in Colorado Where Binge Drinking is a BIG Problem For some of the top universities in Colorado, binge drinking has become a serious issue. The college years are known to be the best times of your life. This may be – at least in part – because it’s the time when the…