Xanax Addiction and Withdrawals

Xanax Addiction and Withdrawals

Benzodiazepines are a class of anti-anxiety medications that include Klonopin, Valium and Xanax. These are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in the world. There are more than 50 million people worldwide who are currently prescribed a benzodiazepine medication. While most people think of them as a relatively low-level drug used to help people sleep and overcome anxiety, benzodiazepine …

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The Dangers of Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy

There is no amount of alcohol a pregnant woman could consume without it affecting her unborn child. Expectant mothers are often unaware of the dangers that exist. Even if a woman drinks in the early stages of her pregnancy before she finds out that she’s pregnant the risk is still severe. Doctors around the world tell women who are pregnant …

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How to tell if someone is an alcoholic?

How do you respond when you are living with the idea that people say I have a drinking problem? How even to respond? Denial is often the first reaction. How can people say I have an alcohol problem when everyone I know drinks alcohol? When people say I have a drinking problem, I need to start looking at what is …

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

For decades the only way we could understand problem drinking was under the general term of alcoholism rather than alcohol use disorder. This conjured images of meetings in smoky basements and people pouring over the 12 steps. This may have worked for some, but it was not grounded in science, and others found it off-putting. In recent years, medical science …

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Alcohol Abuse: Causes, Risks & Signs

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines alcohol abuse as consuming 5 or more alcoholic drinks a week. For some regular drinkers, this number may not appear to constitute alcohol abuse. However, SAMHSA has determined this figure based on research on the dangers of excessive drinking. Drinking alcohol is such an ordinary aspect of life for people, …