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Alcoholism And Divorce | The Divorce & Alcohol Addictions | Aspenridge
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Alcoholism and Divorce

Alcohol use can come with severe costs. It can lead to legal problems, financial stress, unemployment, and cause serious health issues. It can also destroy a family and romantic relationships. Alcohol use is one of the leading reasons couples…
Drinking Out Of Boredom | Hobbies To Replace Drinking | Aspenridge
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Drinking Out of Boredom

Many people struggle with drinking out of boredom, and even if they don’t particularly like alcohol or its effects. Studies have shown that easily bored people are at higher risk of anxiety, depression, drug addiction, alcohol misuse, anger,…
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Dating in Recovery: LBGTQ Relationship Advice

5 Q & A: LGBTQ Relationship Advice for Addiction Recovery You probably know that alcohol and drug use is higher among members of the LGBTQ+ community than the general population. Not only does my community recreationally use substances…
Effects Of Drinking A Fifth A Day
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Drinking a Fifth A Day

Do you drink a glass of your favorite alcoholic beverage with dinner every night? This would put you in the top 30% of American adults consuming alcohol (per capita). The top 10% of alcohol consumers clinically diagnosed with severe alcohol…
Effects Of Drinking Alcohol
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How Many Glasses Of Wine Per Week Is Healthy?

Wine is often a go-to when settling in for a relaxing evening. After a long day at work, it’s the perfect finishing touch to any warm meal or a simple charcuterie board. It can even bring a feeling of normalcy when bars and restaurants are…
Risks Of Taking Gabapentin
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Is Gabapentin Addictive?

Gabapentin, sold under the brand names Neurotin, Gralise, and Horizant, is a drug most commonly prescribed for the treatment of nerve damage. While the drug is a useful medication for patients who suffer from epilepsy, restless leg syndrome,…
Does Alcohol Cause Sleep Walking
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Alcohol-Induced Sleepwalking

Sleep is an essential function that allows your body and mind to recharge, leaving you refreshed and alert when you wake up. Healthy sleep also helps the body remain healthy and stave off diseases. Without enough sleep, the brain cannot function…
Why Do I Get Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol
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Quitting Alcohol Cured My Anxiety

It’s not unusual for people to use alcohol to alleviate anxiety. However, the relationship between anxiety and alcohol use disorder can become a dangerous, self-perpetuating cycle. Scientific research reveals how habitual drinking amplifies…
How To Taper Alcohol Use
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Is Tapering Off Alcohol Safe?

Alcohol is a deadly substance that impacts millions of Americans annually. More concerningly, alcohol is widely accepted by families, friends, and society in general. As one of the most difficult substances to quit, alcohol consumption can carry…
How Long To Repair Liver From Alcohol
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How Long to Abstain From Alcohol to Repair Liver?

Even moderate drinking proves to have damaging effects on the brain, heart, and liver. Can sober months lead to long-term health benefits? If so, how long to abstain from alcohol to repair liver?  One of the biggest problems with alcohol…