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Possible New Treatment for Alcohol Withdrawal

Possible New Treatment for Alcohol Withdrawal

Anyone who's gone through alcohol withdrawal knows that process can be challenging. Symptoms can include the following (courtesy of WebMD): Mild Symptoms: "Mild symptoms usually show up as early as 6 hours after you put down your glass. They can include: Anxiety Shaky hands Headache Nausea Vomiting Insomnia Sweating More…

Dangers of Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

Dangers of Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

For most of human history, little was known about the effects of alcohol consumption on fetal and child development. That began to change in 1973 with the publication of Recognition of the fetal alcohol syndrome in early infancy in the journal Lancet. That paper coined the term “fetal alcohol syndrome,”…

Can New Genetic Test Help in the Battle Against Alcoholism?

Can New Genetic Test Help in the Battle Against Alcoholism?

Twenty million Americans struggle with alcohol abuse. Another 65 million report recent episodes of binge drinking. Eighty-eight thousand U.S. citizens die annually from the effects of alcoholism. Roughly eight percent of those with alcohol abuse syndrome seek treatment – and of those, only 20% receive medication-assisted treatment. Why is that…

New Clues Emerge on Alcohol and Dementia

New Clues Emerge on Alcohol and Dementia

It has long been known that alcohol abuse often leads to significant cognitive decline – even dementia. The puzzling question is, why? Medical researchers in Austria have discovered a possible cause. Iron deposits in the brains of heavy drinkers. The cause of those deposits? According to the thesis, advanced by…

Language Clues to Drinking Problems

Language Clues to Drinking Problems

Throughout the ages, people have used different words to describe how they felt when drunk. In the 1920s, "blotto" was used. In the '50s, "honkers" was commonly used. Researchers from Penn State now believe the language a young person uses to describe how they feel when they drink may help…

Alcohol Abuse and Dementia

Alcohol Abuse and Dementia

As the baby boom generation ages, medical experts estimate there'll be as many as 16 million Americans living with Alzheimer's by the year 2050. Presently, some 5.5 million people in the U.S. have the disease. And to make matters worse, there's no known cure. Now medical experts are warning that…

Alcohol Addiction
  • April 20, 2020

Alcohol Addiction

One in eight American adults now meets diagnostic criteria for an alcohol-use disorder. A condition that kills 88,0001 people a year—more than all other drugs combined other than nicotine.2  Beyond the cost in lives, heavy drinking negatively impacts brain function, contributes to heart disease, causes several liver diseases, damages the…

Aware Recovery Care of Florida Ranked One of Best in Delray Beach

Aware Recovery Care of Florida Ranked One of Best in Delray Beach

Aware Recovery Care of Florida is pleased to announce that we have been named one of the best addiction rehabilitation programs in Delray Beach, Florida by HELP.org HELP.org “exists to help individuals and families make safer and smarter choices. From finding an addiction center that is best, to providing fact-based…

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