Alcoholism and Insomnia: The Truth

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Alcohol has been used as an effective sleep aid for many years, but did you know your evening nightcap is doing you more harm than good? – Because I sure didn’t. Alcoholism & My Zombie High-Wire Act During my heavy addiction to drugs and alcohol, I found myself performing a very delicate balancing act every day in order to function properly. I was always susceptible to insomnia, especially during stressful times, and my love of cocaine only made it worse. So, to counteract the days’ worth of drugs I’d usually […]
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Avoiding Alcohol Triggers During the Holidays

Avoiding Alcohol Triggers During the Holidays

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Holidays can be rough on everyone, but it always seems harder on the alcoholic trying to stay sober. There seem to be laser trip mines all over the place. Family and friends come together in unusual combinations that can provide a new level of anxiety for even the most experienced holiday veteran. Unfortunately, when an alcoholic has anxiety, they want to drink. So, when it comes to getting through the holidays sober, nothing can seem like a bigger challenge. Everyone has been known to use social lubrication to get through […]
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