Alcohol gets transported through the stomach and small intestine into the blood stream. Circulation causes the alcohol to spread through all parts of the body. The alcohol reaches the brain after about 10 minutes. With a full stomach, the intake of alcohol takes a little bit longer than on an empty stomach. Continue reading “Effects Of Alcohol Abuse”
Alcoholism may cause a physical and psychological dependence.
Physical dependence: this form of dependence is due to two properties of alcohol.
- It is increasingly necessary to achieve the desired alcohol effect. This process is called tolerance.
- The body protests when no more alcohol is given. The protest is reflected in detoxification or withdrawal symptoms: feeling sick, trembling, feeling frightened.
Johannesburg addiction clinics offer rehabilitation for various forms of addiction.
It’s not easy making the decision to go to rehab, but trying to quit any addiction on your own is much more difficult than going into an addiction clinic. At a Houghton House Group of Treatment Centres, you’ll find all the tools you need to become an addiction success story. Continue reading “Johannesburg Addiction Clinics”
Residential Drug Rehab Clinics for Alcohol Rehabilitation
Which treatment programs are effective?
There is a lot of research on which program and its components are effective in alcohol rehabilitation. Continue reading “Residential Drug Rehab Clinics”