Is High Blood Pressure due to Alcohol Use Reversible?

Researchers believe that high blood pressure caused by recent alcohol consumption is reversible if the person stops consuming alcohol. However, more research is still needed on reversing high blood pressure caused by prolonged drinking.  High blood pressure (BP) is when someone’s blood is pulsing through their arteries at a higher than normal pressure. For most […]

5 Reasons Why Someone Abusing Alcohol Have Trouble Loving Others

When someone abuses alcohol, the adverse effects of drinking can take a toll, not only on them but also on their partner or loved ones. Whether someone is a friend, romantic partner, or family member struggling with alcohol abuse, the relationship becomes challenging.  Alcohol remains the most abused substance in the U.S. About one-in-four children […]

Blood Testing and Heavy Alcohol Use

Blood tests are used to measure the level of alcohol in someone’s blood. Most people are familiar with the breathalyzer, a test regularly used by the police when someone is suspected of drunk driving, but blood testing is more accurate. When someone submits a blood test, the level of ethanol – the main ingredient in […]

7 Signs Someone is Struggling with Addiction

Addiction can manifest in numerous ways, depending on the person. However, there are sure warning signs of addiction that can apply to most people dealing with substance abuse. The following are common signs of addiction that can help you recognize when someone needs help. Signs of Addiction To Look Out For 1. Cravings  When someone […]

How Toxic Relationships Can Poison Your Recovery From Substance Abuse

How Toxic Relationships Can Poison Your Recovery

Elevate Addiction Services understands the enormous role family and friends play in addiction. Many people contribute to patterns of substance abuse, and some do not realize the negative impact they have on others. It’s vital for everyone struggling with substance abuse to identify the toxic relationships in their lives and overcome them, either by restructuring the […]

How To Create Healthy Habits To Beat Addiction

Create Healthy Habits To Beat Addiction

Taking back your life from destructive habits, like addiction, can be challenging. However, with commitment and the right knowledge and support, you can replace those old habits with new, healthy habits. As you begin your journey towards a healthier way of life, be sure to consult professional advice before attempting to detox. Some substances are […]

Life After Addiction: What Living Sober Would Look Like

Life After Addiction

If you were to give up your addiction and start over with a new life, what would it look like? Are you afraid it would look too much like your old life? Maybe that’s why you’re still struggling with addiction. There are two things that keep people trapped in addiction: physical dependence and psychological dependence. Physical […]

Going Back To Rehab After A Relapse

Going Back To Rehab After A Relapse

Recent research has shown that roughly half of the people who enter a treatment program for their drug or alcohol addiction will relapse within less than a year of being released from it. While statistics like this might sound discouraging, relapsing is actually considered a normal part of the recovery process because of all the physical and […]

How To Help Someone With A Drug Addiction

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6 Reasons Why You Should Travel For Drug Rehab

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