What if you stop smoking at this very moment? Have you ever thought about the benefits it could cause to your body, to society, and to the environment? Gone were the days when cigarette smoking is a cool thing. Gone were the days when cigarette smoking is legal indoors. Continue reading
The assessment and management of pain can be very complex that the whole process of managing and living with the pain could be very difficult to some people and health care professionals. The goal of administering pain medications is to alleviate pain and suffering, enhance movement, and to enable a person to do his activities of daily living. Continue reading
Alcohol abuse is one of the problems being faced by society today. Just like drugs, alcohol is very accessible and very cheap that is why it is the most immediate source of comfort and relief for most people. So many people get addicted to alcoholic beverages. They abuse alcohol and use it to get rid of the hurt and the negative feelings they experience. Alcohol dependence is an increasing problem that never seems to go away.
Alcoholism or alcohol dependence is a primary, persistent illness with genetic, psychosocial and environmental aspects affecting its development and symptoms. It is considered as a progressive illness that can be fatal if it is not well treated. Alcoholics keep on abusing alcohols in spite of severe adverse health, personal, job-related and financial effects. Continue reading
When someone significant is addicted to alcohol, it is common for you to misunderstand them. People usually judge them for what they do and this only aggravates the situation. They handle their alcohol in different ways. Some just treat alcohol as part of social gatherings but others make alcohol part of their daily lives. You have to understand that people make alcohol as their best friend because of the environment and the emotional or mental health that the person has. If alcohol is already making your life problematic, then it is a real drinking problem already. Making alcohol a non-essential part of the person’s life could be really hard especially for the family and friends concerned.