Alcoholics and addicts should avoid excessive physical and emotional stress during early abstinence. Researchers have found that an important system (The HPA axis) of the body that regulates stress, hunger and illness is “stunned” during alcoholic drinking. The researchers tested alcoholics in early recovery (less than 12 months) and found that the HPA axis recovers …∞
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The British Royal College of General Practitioners highlighted the potential harm related to alcohol arising from either regular heavy drinking or intoxication.
Alcohol Related Harm Hangovers are the most obvious result of a heavy drinking episode. They are a much talked about subject due to the self inflicted feelings of sickness and nausea they cause a person. But a hangover is not the only reminder of a heavy drinking session. The British Royal College of General Practitioners …∞
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Alcoholism is a primary, chronic, progressive disorder that has a predictable course; with inherited, physical, psychological and environmental risk factors; and is fatal if not treated and its progress arrested. A Disease of the Brain Alcoholism is also a brain disease because alcohol changes the brain—it changes its structure, how it works and how it …∞
What is emotional abuse or verbal abuse of a spouse or intimate partner? Mental, psychological, or emotional abuse can be verbal or nonverbal. Verbal or nonverbal abuse of a spouse or intimate partner consists of more subtle actions or behaviors than physical abuse. While physical abuse might seem worse, the scars of verbal and emotional …∞
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