Why Zoloft and Alcohol Don’t Mix

Some food and drinks such as alcoholic beverages may interact poorly with medication and make them less effective. This can create a dangerous side effect. While also true for Zoloft, the fact is Zoloft’s overall effect may be compromised by mixing in alcohol. Learn more about why Zoloft and alcohol don’t mix. Interactions While food Read More…

Why Do People Smoke and Use Alcohol?

While alcohol can have immediate life-threatening effects in the form of an overdose, it can also prompt other harmful behaviors like so-called “social smoking” when drinking. As anyone who has ever been to a bar can vouch drinking and smoking is a popular combination. Many people find it difficult to have one without the other. Read More…

Dangers of Drunk Driving

Making it home safely after a drink or two does not justify the risks and dangers of drunk driving. When putting the keys into the ignition and driving away following some drinks, people’s lives are not just at risk but so are those of others on the road. Learn more about the dangers of drunk Read More…

Risks of Mixing Percocet with Alcohol

The small pill named Percocet is often prescribed for everything from post-dental pain to broken bones but is extremely dangerous when combined with alcohol. Percocet and alcohol are dangerous because two chemicals mixing together can create a potent, lethal cocktail. Learn more about the risks of mixing Percocet with alcohol. Mixing it Up The dangers Read More…

Going off Alcohol Cold Turkey

Withdrawal from alcohol is tricky and best managed under medical supervision. Safe detox should focus on only one thing: medically supervised detox in a licensed center. Learn more about why going off alcohol cold turkey can be dangerous and is not advised. Second Thoughts Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant which is rapidly absorbed Read More…

A single episode of binge drinking can result in withdrawal symptoms.

What are the Withdrawal Symptoms of Alcohol?

This article will help you understand the common side effects associated with alcohol withdrawal. Symptoms associated with withdrawal from alcohol are predictable and they arise when a heavy drinker gives up alcohol abruptly. The person abusing alcohol is most likely to be an adult. However cases of teens and children suffering from alcohol withdrawal symptoms Read More…