Native Americans are disproportionately dependent on alcohol. Why is this? We explore why Native Americans drink so much here.
Experts are not sure. But alcoholism is generally a genetic factor, and may be more so among Native American people. We review here.
Top 5 .GOV websites with statistics on Native American alcohol use, abuse and alcoholism facts. Where to find American Indian alcoholism statistics here.
How is addiction a spiritual disease? And what’s the cure? A basic primer on spirituality here.
Can vitamins help during drug withdrawal or treatment of alcoholism? Maybe. We review which vitamins are most helpful in early recovery, and a new vitamin which just entered the market here.
Physical dependence = tolerance to a chemical + withdrawal when you lower dosage or quit. Addiction = compulsive substance use despite negative consequences. More on dependence vs addiction here.
7 tips for getting rid of a hangover. Are there any medical interventions for preventing or treating alcohol hangovers? Not yet. But a few simple remedies may help specific symptoms. More on getting rid of a hangover here.
Moderate withdrawal symptoms of alcohol include restlessness, insomnia, lack of appetite and difficulty with cognitive functions. But if you are a hard drinker, expect severe and intense withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and possible seizures or hallucinations. What else affects withdrawal symptoms of alcohol? Learn here.
Yes, alcohol withdrawal can be fatal, especially for severe cases of alcohol dependence. But most serious problems that can kill you during alcohol withdrawal are preventable and can be managed. More here.
What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.