What is the Cycle of Alcoholism?

What is the Cycle of Alcoholism?

  Alcoholism is a progressive and fatal disease. Without help, the disease can completely overtake or destroy a person’s life. When an individual suffers from alcoholism, they are entirely powerless over alcohol. No matter how severe the consequences of drinking may be, they are unable to stop without help. They will continue to pursue drinking until they reach one of …Read More

How You Know You Suffer from the Disease of Addiction or Alcoholism

How You Know You Suffer from the Disease of Addiction or Alcoholism

  Denial is one of the biggest impediments for an individual to receive the care they need when suffering from the disease of addiction and alcoholism. We often come up with a variety of reasons why we do not suffer from addiction and alcoholism. We want to think that we will one day be able to assert control over our …Read More

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Symptoms of Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol is a mainstay in American culture. Prohibition didn’t work because Americans love their booze, and taking it away proved to be ineffective. For some of us, our love for booze became a little too much. It may have started in college or earlier, with tailgates and weekend benders. For others, happy hours with coworkers started becoming more frequent. In …Read More

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Study Finds Gene Variant with Possible Link to Alcoholism

Science may not have a cure for alcoholism yet, but it is getting closer. As the rate of addiction to drugs and alcohol rises, we can hope the amount of research keeps pace.  With national attention growing on the epidemic of addiction, there is hope for scientific advancement. The following study is a promising one, and gives us more insight …Read More