The Growing Trend of Teen Alcohol Abuse

  Image via Wikipedia Teens face a great deal of challenges as they move through the various aspects of their young lives. From difficulties at school, to trying to fit into the social demands set forth by peers, there is a lot to keep track of. It is as a result of these many challenging [...]

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Changing Lifestyle Has Become A Major Contributor For Rising Healthcare Costs

As the saying goes change is not always good. Healthcare costs have been increasing across world in the past couple of years. One of the major reasons attributed to this is the changing lifestyle of people. Other common factors include genetic disorders, addictions, lack of knowledge on good nutrition and poverty.  In some countries, healthcare [...]

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Alcohol And Cancer

Alcohol is one of the products in the world which are widely consumed and have been used by various cultures and religious for many years. They have different classes, like that of an upper class of elegance and delicacy, meaning the wine, and the class of casualness and taken on a daily basis, meaning the [...]

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Now it’s Time to Come Clean

Now that you have made your inventory, the really scary part happens. You have to actually admit this stuff, not just to yourself and to a higher power, but also to another person. Yes, you have to tell somebody all of that bad stuff- what you did, what happened to drive you into using, and [...]

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Alcoholism: Disease or Choice?

No one questions that excessive alcohol consumption is a devastating illness. The effects extend from the user to their family and, in the cases of drunk drivers, to other innocent people whom the user would have otherwise never met. The effects that excessive alcohol consumption can have on the body, as well as judgment, can [...]

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First Step To Treating Addiction

Addiction comes in many forms and often the problems we do not see as addictive can turn into something uncontrollable. Realizing an addiction is the first step towards treatment. Once you are able to deal with the fact and understand that you are addicted to something, you will feel the need to do something about [...]

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Addiction Treatment Through Friends and Family

Not every type of addiction requires medical treatment, but never the less, some sort of treatment is necessary for you to take back control of your own life. Addiction often leads to you letting go of your own life and relying on something else to rule you. This may make you happy for a specific [...]

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