Tag - Addiction Is Not A Requirement

Alcohol Withdrawal Can Cause Seizures

During acute alcohol withdrawal, a person risks suffering from seizures. These are often characterized by muscle spasms, uncontrollable twitching, and convulsions. Additionally, individuals can suffer from nausea, insomnia, delirium tremors, anxiety, and hallucinations. At the Crosby Clinic, we provide a safe environment at our rehabilitation facilities for individuals to deal with alcohol withdrawal under the supervision of medical professionals. What Is Alcohol Withdrawal? When a person drinks excessively, they develop a dependency for it. This is characterized by extreme cravings, a tolerance leading to higher [...]

Enzyme Found That May Treat Cocaine Overdose

Substance Abuse: The Genetic Connection

When a child is born with brown hair and blue eyes, it is easy to make the connection genetically to their mother who also has these colors of features. What is not too obvious is the way our genetics influence our thoughts and actions. At the Crosby Clinic, we see individuals every day battling addictions after years of watching their parents or loved ones go through the same tragedy. Unfortunately for individuals with substance use disorders, family history has [...]