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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, […]

Why Therapy Alone Isn’t Enough in Getting Clean

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Mental health counseling can play a crucial role in addiction recovery. Therapy gives patients the tools they need to avoid triggers, cope with unpleasant feelings, and resist the urge to use drugs and alcohol. Therapy, however, isn’t enough for addicts to get clean. People living with substance abuse need help from medical professionals who know […]

How Prescription Drug Addiction Can Affect Anyone

The prescription drug problem in the United States has become an epidemic. Around 2.1 million Americans used drugs non-medically for the first time last year, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health [1]. The problem is, prescription drug addiction can happen to anyone. It affects people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. […]