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23 Ways #Alcohol Affects The Body= http://www.healthline.com/health/alcohol/effects-on-body #alcoholism #addiction

How Alcohol Affects the Body

23 Ways #Alcohol Affects The Body= http://www.healthline.com/health/alcohol/effects-on-body #alcoholism #addiction

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Binge drinking and depression go together. Whether a person first began drinking in order to deal with their depression or developed depression after they started binge drinking, their treatment should be the same: a path of therapeutic intervention based on their current struggles as they strive for sobriety and move toward a brighter future.

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Binge drinking and depression go together. Whether a person first began drinking in order to deal with their depression or developed depression after they started binge drinking, their treatment should be the same: a path of therapeutic intervention based on their current struggles as they strive for sobriety and move toward a brighter future.

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"The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline." ~Bum Phillips~ 9/29/1923 #inspiration #alcoholism #addiction

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Evening primrose oil (EPO) is primarily used to treat skin conditions. It helps alleviate itchiness caused by dermatitis & eczema. The oil, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), is an omega-6 essential fatty acid that is hard to come by in the diet. The brain is prompted by GLA to make a specific kind of prostaglandin which can work to prevent alcohol withdrawal symptoms, seizures & depression by indirectly protecting the nervous system & the liver. Using EPO daily can help lower BP & cholesterol…

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The 3 C's of "Al-Anon". This principle applies to many of life's curveballs. For example, I developed Myasthenia Gravis, a rare auto-immune neuromuscular disease 12 yrs ago. To help me cope with living with an incurable disease like MG, I have applied The 3 C's to my daily life & affirmations.

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Top 8 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Top 8 Foods That Cause Inflammation -PositiveMed | Positive Vibrations in Health

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Dupuytren contracture. A slow progressive contracture of the palmar fascia causing flexion of the 4 & 5th fingers; results from inherited autosomal dominant trait; occurs most often in men >50 yo, of Scandinavian or Celtic descent, and is associated c diabetes, gout, arthritis & alcoholism

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"We have been missionaries for over 6 years to a people who have been and continue to be destroyed by alcohol. NOW, WHENEVER WE SEE ALCOHOL, WE ONLY SEE THE DESTRUCTION IT CAUSES: Today, 3 children had to be taken away from their parents because of alcoholism: the mother is a registered nurse; the father served in the army."

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