How Does Alcohol Abuse Damage the Body?

When you drink too much, over time, there are many different negative effects on your body that can result. But how much is too much?...

Can a Thyroid Disorder Lead to Addiction?

Thyroid disorders often go undiagnosed, which is unfortunate because thyroid malfunctions affect nearly every system in the body causing...

The Importance of Wellness in Rehab

The World Health Organization defines health as a state of physical, mental and social well-being not just the absence of a disease or...

Wounded Veterans and Addiction

War and combat can cause fear and anxiety in even the most stable individuals. To people who are particularly vulnerable to addiction, it...

The Dangers of Self-Medicating Chronic Headaches

Headaches can range in intensity from mildly annoying to completely debilitating. How much they affect an individual can also be related to...

Insomnia and Xanax Addiction

Insomnia can be related to Xanax use and addiction in several ways. Xanax is most often prescribed to treat anxiety, but according to the...

Xanax Addiction and Malnutrition

Xanax is the brand name of a medication known as alprazolam. It is a benzodiazepine drug which is often prescribed to treat anxiety and...

What Using Xanax Takes Away from You

To treat anxiety disorders, panic attacks and moderate to severe stress, Xanax is proven to be very effective for short-term use. However,...

Insomnia and Xanax Abuse

Insomnia and Xanax abuse are commonly linked to one another. For many, Xanax works like a charm for treating anxiety and insomnia. However,...

Dangers of Maintaining a Xanax Addiction

Maintaining any addiction is hazardous to your mental and physical health. Xanax helps control panic attacks and anxiety. Xanax makes users...

Does Xanax Abuse Have Permanent Side Effects?

Xanax is an anti-anxiety medication in the benzodiazepine class. The drug gives users a mild high that can trigger powerful psychological...

How Xanax Addiction Affects the Brain

As a benzodiazepine Xanax effectively lowers the excitement levels in the brain and gives a person a feeling of calm. Xanax is the most...

What Xanax Addiction Does to a Person

Xanax compromises a user’s quality of life. Xanax creates physical and psychological effects that change an individual’s experience of...

Xanax Addiction Long-term Effects

Xanax is normally not recommended for long-term use because of the increased likelihood that a patient will develop a high tolerance for...