Entries by Capo by The Sea

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Drinking Too Much and Alcohol Withdrawal Headaches

“Why, why, why did I drink so much last night?” you moan as you struggle with a killer headache. A nasty hangover is never pretty, especially when you have to function at your job. Maybe it’s time to ask yourself if the terrible headache is from drinking too much on a particular night. Truth be […]

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When to Give Up on an Alcoholic Husband

If your husband is an alcoholic, you have come to realize that his alcoholism is also your problem. Alcoholism does not only affect the person with the drinking problem, it affects everyone in the family. But even as bad as it has become, you still hold out hope. Maybe someday soon your husband will wake […]

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What Is Alcohol Withdrawal Fatigue?

If you have begun the process of alcohol detox and withdrawal, your body will go through a series of phases. These phases will feature clusters of symptoms, one of them being alcohol withdrawal fatigue. The alcohol detox timeline begins within about twelve hours of your last drink and lasts about one week on average. To […]

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Being the Spouse of an Addict

Your spouse is an addict, and you are at the end of your rope. Every attempt to encourage your partner to get help, whether it entailed tears, prayers, pleading, and yelling, has failed. As their spouse, you feel sad witnessing their descent into addiction. This is your partner in life, the parent of your children, […]

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The Benefits of Meditation in Addiction Recovery

As one begins their journey in addiction recovery there may be added stresses, anxiety, and uncertainty in taking this leap of faith yet when given the tools one needs from the start to calm the mind, body, and spirit, the journey becomes an easier road to travel when breaking free from addiction. What is Meditation […]

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Trauma and Addiction Recovery

Going through a traumatic event can have a deep and lasting effect on a person. Even if he or she is able to come to grips with the event, there may be residual effects such as maladaptive coping behaviors. One of the most common of these is substance abuse, as trauma and addiction are closely […]