fatigue from alcohol withdrawal

Fighting Fatigue from Alcohol Withdrawal

Millions of Americans have frequently had the same unpleasant experience. They wake up after a night of drinking only to feel exhausted, dehydrated, and maybe even nauseated. Fatigue and tiredness are an expected, even normal part of alcohol use. However, what most people don’t expect is that fatigue also happens when quitting alcohol use. Fatigue…

self medicating with alcohol

Dangers of Self-Medicating with Alcohol

Self-medication happens when someone uses substances like drugs or alcohol to manage distressing physical or mental health symptoms, without a prescription or medical guidance. In fact, alcohol is one of the most frequently abused substances in self-medication, and it can quickly lead to dependence and addiction. As a result, treatment at an alcohol detox center…

man sitting against wall with head in his hands suffering from post acute withdrawal syndrome

What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

An alcohol detox center gets your addiction recovery started by supporting you as you go through alcohol withdrawal. As a rule, most withdrawal symptoms will fade in a matter of days. However, some kinds of symptoms may linger for extended periods of time. If this happens to you, you have post-acute withdrawal syndrome, or PAWS.…

a man participating in binge drinking on Mardi Gras

The Dangers of Binge Drinking

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is an annual holiday known for its focus on parties and alcohol use. During the holiday, many participants take part in binge drinking. That’s the term for heavy, short-term alcohol consumption that results in drunkenness. Binge drinking is America’s most widespread and damaging alcohol abuse or misuse pattern. Not everyone…