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Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder
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Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder

Alcoholism and bipolar disorder are very common co-occurring disorders. When someone has both these disorders present then tend to have a more difficult time that if they had only one or the other disorder. Each disorder aggravates the other,…
why do alcoholics shake
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Shaking Hands Sign of Alcoholism

Introduction Alcoholism has a tendency to sneak up on a person. You may be a high functioning alcoholic who manages to sail through your days being productive and socially engaged without tipping off anyone that you struggle with alcohol abuse.…
What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment

The Top 3 Excuses to Ignore Addiction

And why you can’t use them anymore Maybe you’ve taken the first step in combating addictive illness — recognizing there’s a problem. There’s nothing to be ashamed of when you realize you struggle with the disease of alcoholism,…
What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Why Alcoholism Runs in Families

And What You Can Do About It If you grew up in an alcoholic family, you may have promised yourself that once you got out, you’d never make the same mistakes as your parents. You may even have sworn never to put your kids through what you…
Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia
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Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

It is well known that chronic heavy drinking will eventually wreak havoc on the body. Specifically, most people are aware that untreated alcoholism ultimately leads to serious liver disease and failure. Other known health risks associated with…
What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment
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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment? Imagine the difficulty of living with not only a substance use disorder, but suffering with a mental health disorder at the same time.  Just one or the other is a difficult cross to bear, but put them together…