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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 [...]

What Heroin Does To The Body

For anyone not dealing with a heroin use disorder, it is extremely difficult to understand how a person would get started on this drug. For some, the last thing they could ever imagine doing is injecting themselves with a needle, especially when it contains such a powerful substance. That is entirely the problem. Heroin is so incredibly powerful that it takes control of the body and drives the addiction to every use. How Heroin Impacts The Mind When individuals use heroin, [...]