Entries by Capo by The Sea

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What to do About an Angry Alcoholic Husband

Alcoholism can have devastating effects on a marriage. Spouses who contend with the impact of alcohol abuse in the home can recite a long list of issues that harm the marriage. These include financial difficulties, shame, anxiety, frustration, neglecting the needs of the children, and the fear of physical harm. In fact, one of the […]

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I Don’t Want to Quit Drinking But I Need To

There are a multitude of reasons why a person might have developed their addiction to alcohol. Alcohol can fill an empty space, a void in one’s life, providing a sense of comfort and peace…at least for a while. Some turn to alcohol when they are suffering from depression or anxiety because it calms them down […]

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Average Time For Alcohol Detox and Withdrawal

When persistent, excessive consumption of alcohol leads to an alcohol use disorder it can have a negative impact on all aspects of a person’s life. In addition to the well-known adverse health effects, alcohol abuse can damage careers, relationships, personal finances, and lead to serious legal issues, such a DUI. When the negative consequences begin […]

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Alcoholic Anonymous Inpatient Program

Alcoholic Use Disorder or AUD is the medical term for a chronic disease characterized by excessive consumption of alcohol and the preoccupation with that substance. AUD is a chronic relapsing brain disease marked by a loss of control over alcohol intake and the surrounding negative emotional states when not in use. An estimated 16 million […]

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Drinking Alcohol and Taking Ambien—A Dangerous Combo

With the proliferation of new sleep-related products—special pillows, bespoked mattresses, and sheets “guaranteed” to provide us with the “best night’s sleep of our lives,” it is clear that achieving a better quality of sleep is definitely in vogue. That is just smart business, recognizing the fact that America evidently has serious issues with sleep disturbance. […]

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Long Term Morphine Use Withdrawal Process

Anyone who has ever experienced post-surgical pain understands the wonders of morphine. This synthetic opioid analgesic not only blocks pain receptors in the brain and the spinal cord, but also produces a euphoric, dreamlike state. Morphine may be prescribed by a doctor to treat moderate, severe, or chronic pain, and is a staple for postoperative […]