Do You Genuinely Like The Feeling Of Being Drunk?

Although I already knew a bit about the neurobiology of alcohol, I just spent an afternoon reading a dense journal article that described roughly 50 different neural mechanisms it affects. It’s widely known that alcohol reduces stress temporarily, and many people use it for just that purpose. It reduces stress by increasing the uptake of a neurotransmitter called GABA, the …

Cannabis Detox: How to Eliminate THC From Your System

Fred Hernandez is a highly accomplished and versatile writer, boasting an extensive background in the cannabis industry. With an in-depth understanding of various sectors including cultivators, processors, retailers, and brands, Fred’s expertise spans across the entire cannabis landscape. As a prominent contributor to CTU, he consistently delivers insightful articles exploring the latest developments, news, and regulations shaping the cannabis industry. …

Alcoholism Genetics, Environment, Abuse

However, how you cope with these feelings can impact certain behavioral traits. For example, people with high stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions are more vulnerable to developing alcoholism. In these types of circumstances, alcohol is often used to suppress feelings and relieve the symptoms of psychological disorders. People who drink too much alcohol are at risk of …

Management of alcohol-induced peripheral neuropathy : Nursing made Incredibly Easy

Alcohol also alters the function of the stomach, liver, and kidneys in ways that prevent the body from properly detoxifying waste material, which then builds up and harms many regions of the body, including the nerves. As with any medical condition, prompt treatment is key to heal existing damage and prevent further harm. It’s also essential to seek treatment from …

5 Stages of Alcoholism: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

The person’s experience is positive, and they don’t perceive their use to be harmful. Once stabilized, the goal is to transition from detox, to treatment, to maintenance (practicing sober living by changing your life), to transcendence—the final step in the path to recovery. Close to 88,000 people in the U.S. die from alcohol-related 5 stages of alcoholism causes every year. …