Removing the barriers to attain sobriety from alcohol addiction

Removing the barriers to attain sobriety from alcohol addiction

Accounts of innumerable users have vividly described the multifaceted hurdles standing in the way of patients recovering from alcohol. These obstacles range from financial constraints to intense cravings that keep the fear of relapse intact. With growing number of users falling prey to alcohol, particularly youngsters, it has become necessary to spread adequate awareness about drinking before little knowledge becomes a dangerous thing. Continue reading

Alcohol Awareness Month: Hormone controlling medication may help treat alcohol addiction

Alcohol Awareness Month: Hormone controlling medication may help treat alcohol addiction

People take to drinking for various reasons, including anxiety. The sedative quality of alcohol helps overcome symptoms of anxiety like nervousness. However, the tendency to drink in a bid to escape the problems and emotions characteristic of anxiety can lead to dependence on alcohol.

Scientists are regularly conducting experiments to come up with a drug to control alcoholism. A study, which is the second phase of a clinical trial, suggested an experimental drug that can intercept the effect of a hormone that regulates emotions like anxiety. Continue reading