How Does Alcohol Affect The Heart?

How Does Alcohol Affect The Heart?

Upon drinking alcohol, it almost immediately begins to be absorbed into the bloodstream. Once entering the bloodstream, the continuous pumping of the hearts sends the alcohol-containing blood throughout the body. In fact, it goes through the heart itself. When...
How to Know If You’re an Alcoholic [Quiz]

How to Know If You’re an Alcoholic [Quiz]

Alcoholism is a complex disease that doesn’t always fit the stereotypes society gave it. Generally, many struggling with substance abuse have a job, go to school, and have a loving family. There’s no way they can be addicted to alcohol. Well, alcoholism...
Is Alcoholism a Disease or Choice?

Is Alcoholism a Disease or Choice?

Alcoholism is a progressive disease that makes it impossible for the alcoholic to predict how much they’ll drink. For many, alcoholism is a disease, but for others, alcoholism is a choice. Let’s explore both sides of the argument, and also the evidence...
How to Handle Addict Relapse?

How to Handle Addict Relapse?

According to one study, nearly 62% of people in alcohol and drug addiction recovery relapse. The National Institute on Drug Abuse emphasizes that many recovering addicts are likely to experience a decline because of the chronic nature of the disease....
5 Signs It’s Time to Go to Rehab

5 Signs It’s Time to Go to Rehab

Deciding to receive treatment at a drug rehab center can be tough and scary. It’s ultimately a decision that people put off for too long- often until it is too late. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, almost 90% of people who...

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