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Alcohol and Xanax is a Dangerous Mix

If you’re struggling with any kind of substance abuse issue or addiction problems, you’re not alone. One of the most common addiction issues comes from mixing prescription drugs like alcohol and Xanax together. A lot of people do that because they don’t realize that a prescription could be a dangerous substance. They also often don’t…

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What is an Addictive Personality?

A lot of people say they have an addictive personality, or that they don’t have one. This may lead you to ask, what is an addictive personality? While it can be an easy thing to claim, an addictive personality is medically possible. Some people’s brains are wired differently, and those people become addicted to things…

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Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Some alcoholics avoid addiction treatment because they worry about the severity of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Medically supervised detox makes it possible to give up drinking safely and comfortably. However, many question what exactly is withdrawal like and what happens after? Understanding the Detox Timeline Alcohol depresses the nervous system. In particular, it cuts off communication…