Category Archives: Sober living

Psychological dependence Wikipedia

There is no scientific research supporting the concept of codependency. Despite the efforts of some to have codependency designated a personality disorder, it has never been accepted for inclusion in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Many mental health and relationship experts believe the term is inherently flawed and reject its use for […]

The Effects of Mixing Depressants and Alcohol

Besides, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and myelin protein take part in the maintenance of plasticity of gray and white matter [65]. In alcohol-related brain damage, ethanol and its metabolites have the potential to disrupt glial physiology and neurobiology in gray and white matter. If this leads to an agglomeration of pro-inflammatory and neurotoxic mediators for a prolonged […]

Levofloxacin Interaction with Food, Herbs, Alcohol & Caffeine

Recent data do not support that nitrofurantoin and alcohol causes a disulfiram-like reaction or other adverse reactions/toxicities. Historical studies have suggested that alcohol use with nitrofurantoin resulted in a disulfiram-like reaction (40,–42). Likewise, a study found that alcohol did not cause a disulfiram-like reaction with nitrofurantoin in volunteers (44). Alcohol may adversely affect the PK […]

Alcohol and Cholesterol: Whats the Relationship?

Furthermore, excess alcohol intake may contribute to increases in blood pressure and waist circumference, which are also considered heart disease risk factors (11, 12). Research suggests that there are no immediate side effects of drinking alcohol while taking statins. However, some research suggests that statins can sometimes impact your liver, making heavy alcohol consumption while […]

Alcohol Induced Panic Attacks What are they and Can you

The more you drink, the more likely you are to induce chemical changes that can trigger panic attacks and other health problems. As a result, the best way to prevent panic attacks after drinking is to know your limits and avoid drinking to excess. Your body, however, is always looking to establish equilibrium, or balance. […]

Deaths and Years of Potential Life Lost From Excessive Alcohol Use United States, 2011 2015 MMWR

Health, safety and socioeconomic problems attributable to alcohol can be reduced when governments formulate and implement appropriate policies. A  causal relationship has been established between harmful drinking and incidence or outcomes of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV. Alcohol is a psychoactive substance with dependence-producing properties that has been widely used in many […]