Author: Edward

Loving An Alcoholic
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Loving An Alcoholic

Loving an alcoholic parent, spouse, relative, or friend isn’t always easy. While all relationships take work, loving someone with addiction comes with a unique set of additional challenges. And these challenges include things that are mental, physical, spiritual, social, and financial. From the mental health risks on both sides to the physical health scares addicts...

Is Flexeril Addictive?
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Is Flexeril Addictive?

What is Flexeril? Flexeril, the brand name for cyclobenzaprine, is a common prescription muscle relaxer. It acts on the central nervous system and prevents pain signals and sensations from traveling between the brain and damaged muscles. One of the biggest problems with prescription medications like this one is that many people falsely believe that they...

Emotional Sobriety
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Emotional Sobriety

What is Emotional Sobriety? What is sobriety vs. emotional sobriety? To understand the differences between sobriety and emotional sobriety, we must start with their individual meanings. Sobriety is the act of refraining from using alcohol, drugs, or other addictive substances. Sobriety has both physical and emotional components. Emotional sobriety is a skill set rather than...

Signs of Stimulant Abuse
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Signs of Stimulant Abuse

An Overview of Stimulants Stimulant drugs increase the activity of our central nervous system by speeding up the messages that travel between our brains and bodies. This change creates a boost in our dopamine and norepinephrine levels. The desired effect is that we feel more alert, awake, or focused. There are both prescription and illicit...

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