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Alcohol Abuse and the Body: How Overcoming Alcoholism Can Prevent Organ Damage

Alcohol causes some of the most damaging effects of any addictive substance, impacting both short-term and long-term health. Alcohol abuse essentially rewires the brain to reinforce addictive behaviors, and long-term over-consumption of alcohol has disastrous effects on the body, especially to internal organs. Alcohol’s Effects on Internal Organs Alcohol abuse is very damaging to the […]

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New Research Explains Why Methamphetamine Relapse Rates Remain High

New Research Explains Why Methamphetamine Relapse Rates Remain High

Methamphetamine users have one of the highest relapse rates among those struggling with substance abuse. In fact, the vast majority of those struggling with methamphetamine addiction (88%) will relapse even after completing rehabilitation treatment. Researchers continue to search for the reason behind this worrisome trend, and a 2017 study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) […]

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