Moderate alcohol consumption and the immune system: a review

Ria provides access to anti-craving medications, weekly coaching meetings, expert medical advice, and more—all from an app on your phone. As with most things in life, the arrow points to “moderation” (unless you are in a high-risk group due to poor health or pregnancy). In fact, with the emergence of COVID-19 (along with other recent […]

Shared Housing for People in Recovery

The average stay in a sober living home is 90 days, but arrangements can be made for a longer stay. In a environment, professionals are available to help you navigate major changes in your new life. They can also help you determine what length of stay is the right one for you. Some sober […]

Xanax Addiction: Signs, Effects, & Treatement

Prolonged use may lead to tolerance and dependence, resulting in withdrawal symptoms when trying to quit. If you plan to or have become pregnant, you will need to discuss your options with a doctor. Part of that conversation should include reviewing the risks and benefits of continuing versus tapering benzodiazepines during your pregnancy. Some people […]

Ibuprofen and alcohol: Is it safe to mix OTC painkillers with alcohol?

Opioid painkillers, when mixed with alcohol can lead to life-threatening interactions. It is crucial for individuals to be aware of these risks and to consult with healthcare professionals before combining alcohol with any medication, including over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol. Understanding the potential health risks can prevent serious complications and promote safer consumption practices. NIAAA and […]