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Extreme Behaviors in Love Addiction

Extreme Behaviours in Love Addiction

Love Addiction Behaviours Sex addiction is when the person is addicted to engaging in sexual behaviours and cannot stop having sexual thoughts. Then there is love addiction where sex is not the main pursuit. Someone can be in love with the idea of love as they go from one relationship to the other. Someone can also go to the point of obsession where that person occupies their thoughts on an everyday basis. That person is put above everything and everyone else such as family, friends, and work. A love addict’s obsession with their primary target can be deadly if not…

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What to Expect in Early Recovery

Early recovery is very new. So what can I expect in my first year of recovery after leaving rehab? One of the most important things I wish I’d known when leaving rehab. “I have gone through a life-changing five-week experience where I spent time examining my feelings, my drinking, my relationships etc. but the rest of my family & the world have not had this experience, nor do they work a programme.” Leaving rehab can be frightening  You’ll be asking yourself questions such as “what’s it going to be like?” and “where do I tell people I’ve been?” These anxieties…

alcoholism in ireland

Alcoholism in Ireland

Ireland’s Growing Alcoholism Problem It is true that Ireland does have a bad case of alcoholism. According to Alcohol Action Ireland, from 1960-2001, 4.9 litres to 14.3 litres of alcohol have been drunk per person for those aged fifteen and over. Ireland has suffered deadly consequences in economic loss and injury/death because of the growing alcohol problem. According to the World Health Organization, Ireland has the second-highest rate of binge drinking. More. What the statistics say The National Alcohol Diary Survey says that 150,000 are dependent drinkers, 1.35 million are harmful drinkers, and 30% have experienced harmful consequences through drinking….

Alcoholism and Pregnancy

Alcoholism and Pregnancy

Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Anything that a pregnant mother consumes also gets consumed by her unborn child. According to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 10 pregnant women drink and 1 in 50 women binge drink which is more than five drinks a day. – Alcoholism rates in Ireland. It is important for pregnant mothers to never drink during their pregnancy or to get help if they have to protect the health of their child. Alcohol gets passed on to the baby through the umbilical cord. There is never a safe amount of alcohol to drink while pregnant and…

What You Did Not Know About Alcoholism

What You Did Not Know About Alcoholism

Alcoholism Facts Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive, and potentially fatal disease. In Ireland and all throughout Europe, there is an ongoing problem of alcoholism. One of the best ways to be armed against alcoholism in yourself or another is through information. There are three stages of alcoholism. The first stage is drinking socially to help you feel relaxed. The second stage is thinking of drinking all the time in a way where it interferes with work, school, and your relationships. The third stage is physical dependency when experiencing withdrawal symptoms for days or weeks. See functional alcoholism. Ethyl is the…

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Secret Drinking – How to spot the Signs Of Hidden Alcoholism

Hidden Signs of Alcoholism How can you see the signs of secret drinking when people with an alcohol problem become so good at hiding it from those they spend time with? Many people enjoy a nice glass of wine occasionally, or a pint in a pub. But how can you tell when things get out of hand and alcohol consumption becomes an addictive habit? Alcohol addiction isn’t always easy to spot, and this can trick people into believing they don’t need help. This means it’s often left to those around them to notice the signs. You may be left wondering…

Alcoholism and Gambling Addiction

Alcoholism and Gambling Addiction

Gambling Addiction & Alcoholism Just like having an alcohol addiction, problem gambling can take a large effect on your life too. Those with gambling addiction spend the majority of their time thinking about gambling and how to get money in order to fund their gambling. They feel the need to bet money more frequently and become irritable if they stop gambling. The co-occurrence of alcoholics and problem gamblers can impact them financially, cause legal problems, strained relationships, career loss, and much more. The problem The connection between alcohol and gambling is when alcohol is used to celebrate a problem gambler’s…

Alcoholism and Thiamine Deficiency

Alcoholism and Thiamine Deficiency

Effects Alcoholism Has On Thiamine Vitamins are extremely important for safe alcohol withdrawal. Thiamine is just one of the vitamins in which many alcoholics are deficient. Even former drinkers should get their thiamine levels tested. After months of increased thiamine intake, many recovering addicts find themselves feeling a lot better: better memory, better coordination, better mood. The kicker? A lot of them had no idea they felt before. The same goes for all nutrition improvements: suddenly you’re snowboarding, cycling, swimming, surfing—getting a “high” the right way, the fun, productive way. Read more Alcoholism Treatments Signs Of Alcoholism Alcoholism Support Alcoholism and…

The Devastating Effect of Alcoholism in Ireland

The Devastating Effect of Alcoholism in Ireland

Alcoholism’s Dangerous and Devastating Effects Alcohol is part of Irish tradition. Alcoholism is part of a growing problem with substance use and misuse in Ireland. Treatment for alcoholism has to include a strong commitment to abstinence. The difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism is a matter of control. See binge drinking vs alcoholism. People who cannot control their drinking lose their control over drinking as soon as they begin to drink. Therefore, they simply cannot drink. They cannot continue to drink and expect to be able to control their drinking (see hidden signs). Learning to live a lifestyle of abstinence…

Can a Stroke Cause Alcoholism?

Can a Stroke Cause Alcoholism?

Strokes & Alcoholism  The brain is a fragile organ. Slight changes, blunt impacts, chemical alterations, or malfunctions like a stroke can cause permanent damage or change to the brain. Events like strokes are unpredictable. A stroke is a disease as well as a spontaneous event. Determining a stroke is not always easy. Physical symptoms Most often, stroke can be identified through obvious physical symptoms. There will be a droop or drop on one side of the body. The face will appear to sag on one side as the nervous system gets confused. Muscle weakness, loss of limb control, and impaired…