Alcohol Abuse

Risks of Diverticulosis

Diverticulosis: What It Is and Why You Should Avoid Alcohol (and Other Food)

Being diagnosed with diverticular disease is no death sentence, though you do have to follow a diverticulitis diet. The diet includes a list of food that you should either eat or avoid if you have diverticulosis, or are suffering from diverticulitis. Doctors recommend avoiding alcohol, which can be difficult for someone with alcohol abuse. Alcoholism …

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How to Tell if Someone is a Functional Alcoholic

How to Tell if Someone is a Functional Alcoholic

How do you picture a functional alcoholic? You’re probably imagining someone who’s lost control of their life. A person who is always inebriated; unable to keep their composure. They may have already hit “rock bottom” and lost their friends, family, career, and property to alcohol abuse. Now that you’ve created an image in your head, …

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The Benefits of Rehab for Alcoholism in Socal

An estimated 18 million adults in America have an alcohol use disorder, where drinking alcohol interferes with their daily life, according to the National Institutes of Health.1 Alcoholism is an example of how a legal substance can result in substance abuse, addiction and suffering. This is the case for those in Southern California who experience alcoholism. …

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Preparing for a Sober College Experience

Whether you’re in recovery from a substance use disorder or simply want to avoid alcohol and drug-related problems in college, abstinence is the best answer. A sober college experience promotes better academic performance and can prevent a number of problems related to drug and alcohol abuse. However, enjoying a sober college experience can be a …

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Can You Inherit an Addiction to Drugs and Alcohol

Can You Inherit a Drug or Alcohol Addiction?

From chronic diseases to behavioral patterns, doctors know that a person’s genetic makeup can significantly influence their overall health. Addiction to drugs and alcohol is no different. People whose close family members suffer from addiction may be at greater risk of developing an addiction to drugs and alcohol. However, genetics is not the only factor …

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