What Is the Best Way to Care for a Family Member Who Has Essential Tremor?
It is often strange how those suffering from essential tremors are treated. With how common the condition is, it can be surprising how few people have an understanding of the condition. It can be especially frustrating for those who have to care for an elderly member of the family who happens to have an essential tremor. After all, essential tremor has a habit of getting worse with age, which means what was once a minor issue has likely escalated into something worse.
5 Tips for Surviving Your First Week After Rehab
“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak, U.S. contemporary artist and songwriter The day I walked out of rehab had to be one of the most… confusingly emotional moments of my life. How could I possibly feel so elated, proud, and hopeful, and yet so absolutely terrified at exactly the same time? The only way I can describe it is that my stumbling legs felt like they belonged to a newly-born giraffe from some wildlife documentary, and I honestly didn’t know if they would be able to carry me the short distance to our family car, where my Mom, Dad and little brother were waiting…
For Fast and Sure Relief from Opioid Dependence, Rapid Detoxification Is an Excellent Choice
Everybody knows that drugs cause health problems for drug addicts. However, it is not the addicts alone who suffer from the influence of harmful drugs because their actions and behavior pose health risks for the larger section of the society. Therefore, making people free from drug addiction acquires much more importance. While families of drug addicts have to suffer, others who do not have a direct association with addicts remain exposed to health risks arising from the addicted. The consequences of addiction can harm the people in the society in many ways. Pregnant women who suffer from drug abuse pose serious health risks for the unborn child. After birth, the…
5 Ways That You Can Get Involved in Your Local Community
Participating in community engagements gives us immense psychological benefits. Getting involved in community projects makes us feel part of something greater – feeling part of a team and leaving an indelible mark to aid in making the world a better place. For most of us, it’s been a long time since we engaged in an activity to benefit our community. Today, however, we will take steps to do things differently by learning on various ways people can get involved in their local community this year. Here are some of the best ways to engage in your community’s well-being.
Proven Ways to Conquer Drug Addiction
So, you want to quit drinking or abusing drugs and get sober? Well, committing to sobriety is an excellent first step since the recovery and healing process can only begin once the addict gains the courage to seek help. But what next? Whether you are a passive smoker or you’re addicted to an illicit drug, it’s never easy to give up the addiction. Yes, professional drug addiction rehab centers can help you get sober but conquering addiction also demands a lifestyle overhaul. Evaluating the causes that led to addiction, finding a support network, setting goals, and nurturing healthy habits can help you rebuild your life. Here’s a list of some…
How Do You Know You’ve Got A Problem?
Without a map, a point of reference or some kind of guidance, it can be seriously difficult to know where we are in life. Sometimes, we can be flying blind – other times, we can know exactly where we are in life and have that situation changed in an instant. Things change fast in life and plans made a while ago could be arriving. That ‘oh, I’ll get fit in five months’ that was promised could well be overdue. Life blazes by without a thought – and sometimes we do too. It can be all to easy to run through in fifth gear without a care in the world. Thanks…
The First 90 Days of Recovery as Described by Per Wickstrom
When it comes to substance abuse, there is no one on earth who would dispute the fact that the first 90 days are not only the hardest to get through but also the most critical to ongoing, long-term recovery. If statistics were to be analyzed, more people relapse within the first few months than they do later in recovery.
How to Take Care of Yourself after a Surgery – Recovery Tips to Follow
Surviving a surgery is only one half of the story. You will feel no pain during this process since you will be unconscious. The real struggle and pain is usually felt after the surgery when each and every body movement begins to hurt. Just because you had an operation, it does not mean that you are in the safe zone. You need to take care of yourself after the surgery in order to make sure that you obtain full recovery.
How To Rebuild Your Life After A Debilitating Personal Injury
Most of us assume that our daily lives will not get turned upside-down. We believe we can make reasonable assumptions about what will happen during each day. The trouble is: there are just some things in life that you have no control over.
Importance of Drug and Alcohol Family Intervention
The process of being treated for drug and alcohol addiction is a long and challenging journey. It is not only difficult for the patient to achieve sobriety, but often a trial for the family as well. The family is usually affected when one of its members suffers from drug and alcohol dependence.