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Self-Diagnosing Alcoholism

If you’re struggling to control your alcohol intake, you’re likely asking yourself, “Am I an alcoholic?” In recovery, there’s an old saying that if you suspect you have a drinking problem, you probably do. Of course, that’s not always the case. It is best to get a professional diagnosis for any health issue, including substance…

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The Stages of Alcohol Rehab

Alcohol addiction is a serious, life-threatening disease. The excessive use of alcohol is blamed for an estimated 88,000 deaths every year in the U.S. For those with an alcohol use disorder, what starts as occasional “fun” can end with homelessness, alienation from friends and family, and chronic illness that deteriorates their health. Is alcohol threatening…

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What Is the Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline

Alcohol withdrawal is possible as someone stops drinking and works toward their sobriety. Since alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous, those considering cessation needs to discuss detox with a medical provider. Understanding the alcohol withdrawal timeline and what to expect during the primary detox period may help. Usually, the most severe parts of withdrawal are over within…

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The Alcohol Detox Timeline

If you have an alcohol use disorder, you may wonder about the alcohol detox timeline. We can give you a rough idea of the timeline and stages of a typical detox program. However, it’s important to note that the severity of your alcohol abuse impacts the severity of your withdrawal symptoms. Therefore, you may need additional…

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Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Mixing alcohol and drugs is never a good idea. A strong sedative such as Xanax can cause drastic results. If you have developed a habit of mixing Xanax and alcohol, the polysubstance addiction detox program at Serenity House Detox Florida can help. We urge you to contact us when you’re ready to get clean and begin…