Alcohol Addiction

Do I Have Alcohol Myopathy?

People who drink heavily often experience muscle pain. While weak or painful limbs might be expected after a night of heavy drinking, it could be a serious health issue if it lasts several days. When this occurs, it could be a condition called alcohol myopathy. Read...

Different Levels of Alcoholism & Alcohol Abuse

Different drinking levels are often referenced when diagnosing alcoholism and alcohol abuse. The path to alcohol addiction doesn’t happen overnight. For example, moderate drinking isn’t a cause for concern in most people. However, when drinking gets out of control,...

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How to Detox from Alcohol Naturally & Safely

Choosing to quit alcohol is courageous. But, when it comes to alcohol detox, doing it naturally and safely involves choosing the right therapies and elements to help the body heal. Sticking to a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water, and focusing on the psychological...

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What Does Holistic Alcohol Treatment Look Like?

What Does Holistic Alcohol Treatment Look Like?

A great many people are no strangers to the impact of alcohol on their bodies. There are plenty of people who are treated at our facilities that have experienced alcohol abuse. At Amethyst, we are committed to providing those people with treatment that suits their...

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How Are Depression and Alcoholism Connected?

How Are Depression and Alcoholism Connected?

What Classifies As Depression? There is still a lot of misinformation regarding what is and what isn't depression. Because of this, many people suffering from a depressive disorder might never be diagnosed, which is an issue as bad as it would be with any illness that...

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Timeline: Brain, Body & Emotional Changes During Alcohol Recovery

Timeline: Brain, Body & Emotional Changes During Alcohol Recovery

Alcohol recovery body changes are one of the key stumbling blocks on the path to sobriety. Non-alcoholics often wonder why recovery is so difficult. And coming from individuals who haven’t gone through this process, one can understand their need to think it is simpler...

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How Long Does Alcohol Stay In Your System: Urine, Blood & Breath?

Alcohol Addiction Statistics and Facts Approximately 16 million Americans struggled with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) in 2015Delirium tremens is one of the most dangerous withdrawal symptoms, with a 5% to 25% mortality rateAn estimated 88,000 Americans die from...

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What Should You Do If You See Alcoholic Behaviors In The Workplace?

What Are the Effects of Alcoholism in the Workplace? When we think about alcoholism and its effects, we often think about how close family members and loved ones are affected. There are other areas where alcoholism can take its toll, however. This includes the...

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What Are the Signs of an Alcoholic Family Member?

What Are the Signs of an Alcoholic Family Member?

Alcoholism is known as a family disease because it doesn’t just affect the person with the disease, but everyone in a family unit. According to one of the latest Gallup polls, more than a third of Americans have said that drinking has been a cause of family...

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How Does Alcoholic Drinking Compare to Other Types of Drinking?

How Does Alcoholic Drinking Compare to Other Types of Drinking?

Understanding Alcoholism There are often misunderstandings about alcoholic drinking and what alcoholism is, versus what it isn’t. Alcoholism is classified as a disease and it includes dependence on alcohol to function “normally,” as well as intense cravings and a loss...

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

What Are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders? Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders or FASDs are a group of conditions that can occur if a woman drinks alcohol while she’s pregnant. FASDs can include physical symptoms as well as issues related to learning and behavior. Often...

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Alcoholism on Health: Dementia, Neuropathy, Hepatitis Cirrhosis & More

Alcoholism on Health: Dementia, Neuropathy, Hepatitis Cirrhosis & More

Outward Signs of An Alcoholic If you believe a loved one or someone you know is an alcoholic, are there outward signs? The answer is yes, there can sometimes be obvious signs of an alcoholic, but in many cases, the disease has progressed significantly by the time...

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Alcohol Withdrawal Effects: Delirium Tremens, Hallucinations and More

Alcohol Withdrawal Effects: Delirium Tremens, Hallucinations and More

Signs of Alcohol Withdrawal Alcohol use disorder is now the accepted name for the disease of alcoholism or alcohol addiction. When someone regularly drinks too much, they’re at risk for becoming addicted to alcohol. Alcohol affects certain neurotransmitters in the...

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The Best Alcohol Rehab Guide: Inpatient, Outpatient, PHP & Cost

The Best Alcohol Rehab Guide: Inpatient, Outpatient, PHP & Cost

Are you suffering in silence with an addiction that is slowly taking over your life? You may need an alcohol rehab program. An addiction to alcohol can creep up on a person at the most random moment, causing them to suddenly put alcohol before everything else in...

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Alcohol Recovery Stages: Days, Weeks, Months, Years

Alcohol Recovery Stages: Days, Weeks, Months, Years

Although legal, alcohol packs a powerful punch that has brought countless folks to their knees. If the insidious addiction to the liquid gold has wreaked havoc on your life, you aren’t alone. Likewise, you are not alone in your quest for recovery from alcoholism. The...

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