Restorations Therapy Blog

The Advertisements for Cigarettes and Vaping

Friday, November 8th, 2019

We are constantly abusing our lungs with nicotine from cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Before Surgeon General Luther L. Terry declared that cigarettes can give you cancer back in 1964, cigarettes were advertised to help you fit in… Read More

 

Opioid Crisis Leading to Heart Infections

Monday, November 4th, 2019

The heart is one of the most important muscles in the body that pumps blood into our system. Each time our heart beats, it reminds us that we are alive. By abusing opioids, we are abusing… Read More

 

Singer/Songwriter Writes Song About His Brother’s Addiction

Friday, October 25th, 2019

Raphael Saadiq has produced songs for famous singers like Mary J. Blige and Whitney Houston as well as made albums of his own. He has also had a tragic personal life as he lost his brother,… Read More

 

Divorce Caused By Addiction

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

It is possible you are going through a divorce because your spouse could not handle your addiction. Divorce may not help you realize that you need to get clean, but can cause your addiction to spiral… Read More

 

What Happens to Our Brains When Hungover

Monday, September 9th, 2019

We may have seen or experienced hangovers before, but we do not know what it is about alcohol that causes us to feel that way. Researchers at Brown University and the University of Baths did a… Read More

 

Having a Higher Alcohol Tolerance Than Others

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Alcohol tolerance is when your body has become so used to alcohol being in your body, you can no longer feel the effects unless you drink large amounts. You may have seen that there are those… Read More

 

Prescription Opioid Misuse Leads to Binge Drinking

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

People often misuse prescription opioids and binge drinking at the same time. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in five deaths from opioid abuse has had alcohol involved. A new study has shown that… Read More

 

“The Doctors” Saved the Life of an Amputee in Recovery

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Recovering from a drug overdose and losing your legs can be a challenge for anyone. Luckily, sobriety teaches you to appreciate what is around you instead of focusing on your next high. Instead of letting his… Read More

 

How Adults Can Deal with an Alcoholic Parent

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

It can be challenging to have a parent battling alcoholism. When you see your parents exhibiting behaviors that are out of character for a parent to have, it can impact the relationships and the decisions you… Read More

 

Calling Addiction a Disease

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

People in recovery may be constantly told that their addiction is beyond their control because it is a disease. A disease, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “a condition of the living animal or plant body or… Read More

 

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