Drinking alcohol has myriad effects on blood coagulation. At least one drink per day may have the benefit of acting as a blood thinner and protect against clotting in clogged arteries, like aspirin.

Does Alcohol Thin the Blood?

Drinking alcohol has myriad effects on blood coagulation. At least one drink per day may have the benefit of acting as a blood thinner and protect against clotting in clogged arteries, like aspirin. Thinning the blood can hasten bleeding from injured arteries, increasing the risk of bleeding strokes. It also interacts with prescription anticoagulants like…

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Alcohol Poisoning: The Slow Death

Equating alcohol poisoning with slow death is something of a misnomer. Alcohol poisoning is not an instantaneous event, but if you consume a large amount of alcohol in a very short period of time, alcohol poisoning can kill you in a matter of a few hours. Individuals who succumb to alcohol poisoning often fall into…

Fitness Rehab for a Full Drug Recovery

Fitness Rehab for a Full Drug Recovery We all know that physical fitness is essential to a healthy life. But did you know that fitness is equally essential to drug and alcohol rehab? Think about it. Over the years, studies have shown that fitness is at the top of the list of ways to recover,…

Holotropic Breathwork and Your Rehab

Holotropic Breathwork and Your Rehab Are there any creative, holistic methods to approach my drug rehab? After all, drug addiction isn’t just a little problem that effects one isolated part of your life. As you know by now, drug addiction touches every part of your life—from your relationships, to your marriage, family, work, and even…