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The Dangers of Mixing Gabapentin and Alcohol
‚ÄčAny new prescription drug comes with potential risks and potential side effects. Gabapentin, also a prescription medication for epilepsy and other neurological issues, is no…
What is Wet Brain?
For heavy alcohol drinkers, long-term alcohol use and binge drinking can lead to lasting impairments and effects on brain function related to poor nutrition. People…
Is Addiction Hereditary?
Two people can undergo the same back surgery and will be prescribed the same opioid painkillers for their recovery. However, in many cases, one of…
Defining Alcoholism
Alcoholism is an addictive disorder in which the primary substance of abuse is alcohol. To define alcoholism, we typically consider the behavior and symptoms associated…
What are Delirium Tremens?
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the name used to describe the symptoms that ensue when a person who is a heavy drinker tries to cut back…
What is a High Functioning Alcoholic?
When you think of someone with alcoholism, you may picture someone who is always falling-down-drunk or whose life is in shambles. While that can be…