Alcohol Articles

Alcohol abuse is the pattern of drinking excessively despite the negative effects on one’s health, relationships, and responsibilities. It can lead to alcoholism, a severe form of alcohol abuse that involves a physical dependence on the substance. Treatment includes detoxification, therapy, and support groups, helping individuals overcome dependence and rebuild their lives.

UTI’s and Alcohol Consumption

Clinically Reviewed by: Brittany Astrom – LMFT A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a common and often uncomfortable medical condition that can affect individuals of all ages. At OC Revive, our mission is to provide unwavering support to those struggling with substance abuse, including alcohol. In this comprehensive article, we

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How Alcohol Ruins Lives

Clinically Reviewed by: Brittany Astrom – LMFT Alcohol, often seen as a means of relaxation and celebration, can quickly turn into a silent destroyer of lives. In this article, we will delve into the dark side of alcohol, highlighting how it can ruin someone’s life, and the hope for recovery

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EtOH (Ethanol Alcohol) Abuse

Clinically Reviewed by: Brittany Astrom – LMFT In the realm of substance abuse and addiction, knowledge is power. Whether you’re here for yourself or a loved one, understanding what EtOH is and recognizing the signs of ethanol alcohol abuse are critical first steps. At OC Revive, our expertise in dual

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How Long Does Drug and Alcohol Detox Take?

Embarking on the path to recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is a commendable decision, but it’s also one filled with questions and uncertainties. One of the most common questions we hear at OC Revive is, “How long does drug and alcohol detox take?” It’s important to understand that the

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Can You Mix Ibuprofen and Alcohol? Dangers and Side Effects

Every day, many of us use over-the-counter (OTC) medications like ibuprofen to relieve various discomforts, from headaches to muscle aches. However, mixing ibuprofen and alcohol can have serious health implications, a fact that’s often overlooked. At OC Revive, a premier dual diagnosis treatment center in Lake Forest, CA, we prioritize

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Sigmund Freud, Oral Fixation, and Alcohol

Hello there! Welcome to OC Revive’s blog, where we strive to provide you with insightful information on addiction and recovery. Today, we’ll delve into the fascinating world of psychology and explore Sigmund Freud’s theory of oral fixation and its intriguing connection to alcohol addiction. Who was Sigmund Freud? Before we

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The Truth Behind Drinking Alcohol with a Concussion

Hello there! At OC Revive, we are here to share vital information about a topic that concerns many: “The Truth Behind Drinking Alcohol with a Concussion.” In this blog post, we will explore the effects of alcohol consumption on individuals with a concussion, diving into medical insights and practical advice.

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Pruno: The Truth Behind Prison Wine

Welcome to OC Revive’s blog! In this post, we’re going to delve into the fascinating world of “Pruno,” commonly known as “Prison Wine.” Join me as we uncover the truth behind this infamous concoction, its history, preparation, and the risks associated with it. What is Pruno? Pruno is a homemade

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gallbladder and alcohol

The Gallbladder and Alcohol: Effects & Drinking After Removal

Clinically Reviewed by: Brittany Astrom – LMFT After gallbladder removal, it’s recommended to avoid alcohol initially, but moderate drinking may be acceptable after recovery. The gallbladder, while part of the digestive system, doesn’t process alcohol. Alcohol metabolism mainly occurs in the liver with the help of the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase.

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Does Drinking Affect Your Menstrual Cycle?

At OC Revive, an Addiction treatment center in Lake Forest, CA, we understand the importance of providing valuable information to our readers. In this blog post, we will explore the relationship between drinking alcohol and its potential effects on the menstrual cycle. Whether you’re curious about how alcohol impacts your

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How Alcohol Affects Your Menstrual Cycle

How Alcohol Affects Your Menstrual Cycle Table of Contents Have you noticed that your periods stopped after you misuse or simply consume alcohol? Well, you are not alone. Menstrual cycle issues after drinking alcohol is common. Many people suggest that alcohol can affect the human body in several ways, more

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