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How Does Alcohol Affect Women’s Body?

Despite the advancements toward gender equality, the biological differences between women and men remain. Alcohol metabolizes more quickly in a woman’s body than in 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…

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Do I Have a Benzo Addiction?

Benzodiazepines are a type of medication commonly prescribed as anti-anxiety drugs, sedatives, and muscle relaxants. They have been used since the 1960s to treat a variety of conditions, including panic attacks, insomnia, muscle spasms, and seizures. Although effective at providing relief from these symptoms in the short term, benzodiazepines can be highly addictive if taken…

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The Difference Between Meth vs. Adderall

Meth and Adderall are two commonly-abused stimulants that produce similar feelings in the body. Both can lead to addiction and require help from the professionals at a drug rehab center. While they act similarly, meth and Adderall work differently within the body and have properties that make them different. To understand the difference between meth…

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How to Love the Holidays While Maintaining Recovery

Before you know it, the holidays will be here, and you’re probably already preparing for the upcoming festivities. It is possible to maintain your recovery and remain sober for the holidays. This is good news; do not let previous holiday seasons dictate the current one. Celebrating holidays in recovery with friends and family can allow…