How Long Does Alcohol Stay in a Woman’s Body?

2019-07-01T20:34:54+00:00July 19th, 2017|Alcoholism|

Despite the advancements made towards gender equality, the biological differences between women and men remain. Alcohol metabolizes faster in a woman’s body than a man’s. Due to this, males can typically handle greater amounts of alcohol than their female counterparts. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s (NIAAA) definition of binge drinking outlines different numbers of drinks for the different sexes: 4 drinks on the same occasion for women and 5 drinks on the [...]

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Drug Withdrawal Timelines for Various Substances

2019-07-01T20:36:53+00:00July 12th, 2017|Addiction Information|

Any mind-altering drug can cause withdrawals, from nicotine or caffeine to heroin or meth. The withdrawal symptoms experienced during detox often keep people from quitting these substances, whether it’s cutting out coffee or putting down the pipe. Withdrawals from alcohol, heroin, or meth are obviously much more excruciating than those of caffeine or nicotine. People avoid getting sober from alcohol and hard drugs in order to avoid experiencing these withdrawal symptoms. The detox process is often [...]

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