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Withdrawal Symptoms of Alcohol

Withdrawal Symptoms of Alcohol

Alcohol is an intoxicating ingredient found in beer, wine, and liquor. Alcohol is produced by the fermentation of yeast, sugars, and starches. It affects every organ in the body. The withdrawal symptoms of alcohol are because it is a central nervous system depressant...

Delirium Tremens

Delirium Tremens

Delirium tremens is the most severe type of alcohol withdrawal. It manifests as altered mental status (global chaos) and sympathetic hyperactivity (autonomic hyperactivity), which can lead to cardiovascular collapse. The symptoms of minor alcohol withdrawal include...

What is Alcoholism?

What is Alcoholism?

Alcoholism is a condition that usually develops or progresses over time. A person might begin as a casual drinker and eventually become a regular heavy drinker. Eventually, they will become addicted to alcohol, which means that when they do not have it, they often...

Is Marijuana Safe And Effective As Medicine?

Is Marijuana Safe And Effective As Medicine?

The use of marijuana as a medical treatment is becoming more widespread and has been legalized in 29 states plus the District of Columbia. However, there remains little scientific evidence about its effects on patients' health. This tension between people's beliefs...

Does MSG Cause Weight Gain

Does MSG Cause Weight Gain

We’ve all been to a Chinese buffet, felt stuffed, then an hour or so later, feelings of hunger returned. This is partially due to the manufactured salt, monosodium glutamate also known as MSG. So, this begs the question, does MSG cause weight gain. Studies have found...

How to Use Medical Marijuana Safely and Responsibly

How to Use Medical Marijuana Safely and Responsibly

Medical marijuana is safe and effective. The problem is that many people do not know how to use it safely and responsibly. This article will prepare you to use medical marijuana safely, the best ways to use it, and what methods are safest for both your body and mind....

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