Category: Sober living

Tapering Off Alcohol How To Wean Off Safely

Medication will be offered, usually in the form of a benzodiazepine such as Librium, to manage symptoms and reduce the risk of severe complications such as seizures and delirium tremens. After abrupt cessation of alcohol, delirium tremens can last up to 5 days. Delirium tremens causes death in around 37% of patients that do not […]
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How We Get Hooked: Understand Alcohol Misuse

Hence, even though alcohol might be the precursor to violence for some, it certainly takes more than the beverage to increase the likelihood of someone shooting from the hip. Some researchers have reported high serotonin transporter (SERT) bindings in the brains of deceased alcoholics (Underwood et al., 2018), whereas others have reported low binding (Mantere […]
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