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How Alcohol Contributes to Systemic Inflammation

How Alcohol Contributes to Systemic Inflammation - The Meadows Texas

Inflammation is a normal function of the human body, the immune system’s first reaction to a perceived danger. However, when inflammation occurs too often, it represents a grave health threat. A number of lifestyle choices can increase a person’s risk of chronic systemic inflammation. They include smoking, a diet high in sugar and trans fats, […]

3 Ways to Cope With FOMO in Addiction Recovery

Many people struggle with FOMO, aka the “Fear of Missing Out.” This term refers to the feelings of loneliness and emptiness people sometimes feel when they’re worried their friends and loved ones are somehow happier or enjoying life without them.¬†Everyone struggles with feelings of loneliness and even FOMO from time to time, but it seems […]

3 Ways to Maintain Emotional Sobriety

While some people think that the term “emotional sobriety” means feeling good while abstaining from drugs and alcohol, it’s more accurate to define emotional sobriety as the ability to feel good and bad feelings. Substance abuse often starts and continues as a way of masking unwanted emotions such as anxiety, anger, disappointment, and fear. Maintaining […]