Diet for Recovering From Alcoholism

Diet for Recovering From Alcoholism

Alcohol use affects the mind and body. Prolonged and excessive alcohol use can lead to nutritional deficiencies that takes time to heal. After eliminating alcohol from your system it’s important to embrace a diet for recovering from alcoholism and lifestyle changes that replenish key nutrients, including vitamins and minerals. The Connection Between Alcohol Abuse and…

The Dangers of Prescription Drug Halcion

The Dangers of Prescription Drug Halcion

Benzodiazepines are a classification of drug that induces calmness and sedation. A few drugs labeled as a benzodiazepine include Klonopin, Xanax, Valium and Halcion. Doctors prescribe benzodiazepines for a variety of symptoms ranging from anxiety, insomnia and seizures. Some are used in conjunction with other medication for sedation before surgery. All forms of benzodiazepines have…

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Lead to Painkiller Addiction and Abuse

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Lead to Painkiller Addiction and Abuse

Physicians treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may prescribe a range of condition management drug treatments including over-the-counter and prescription anti-inflammatories, corticosteroids, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), and/or opioids. Every medication comes with certain risks; but, prescription opioids, in particular, pose a high risk of dependency and bone fractures. Any RA sufferer should understand and beware the risks…

Alcohol Abuse Trends In Older Adults

Alcohol Abuse Trends In Older Adults

One of the interesting facts about addiction is that alcohol abuse affects people of all ages. However, researchers have recently noted increasing alcohol abuse trends in older adults. Baby boomers – people currently aged 53-71 – are drinking more and suffering from the consequences. Every adult, child, and senior citizen should understand the trends, risks,…