Patrick Bailey is a professional writer mainly in the fields of mental health, addiction, and living in recovery. He attempts to stay on top of the latest news in the addiction and the mental health world and enjoy writing about these topics to break the stigma associated with them. Patrick is currently a writer for Mountain Springs Recovery as well as on his own blog.
Just as water is imperative for overall health and wellness, it is integral to addiction recovery and treatment, too. In addition to bodily systems, mood, and longevity, hydration also helps those going through withdrawal, detoxification, and abstinence from intoxicants of any kind. You can’t function properly mentally, physically, or emotionally if you are dehydrated; are you drinking enough water?
There are numerous benefits of drinking wine. While drinking too much alcohol can be dangerous to your health, the health benefits from wine consumption are from moderate consumption, which is defined as 1 to 2 4-ounce glasses per day by the American Heart Association. It is recommended that women consume no more than one glass of wine per day and no more than one or two for men. So, the next time you uncork a bottle of wine, keep these uncommon benefits in mind.
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Pain and exercise are sometimes unfortunately connected. Physical exercise can help you recover from a painful injury, but it can also cause pain or aggravate an injury. Pain can disrupt your fitness exercise, athletic performance, or keep you from getting in the body shape you desire.
Unfortunately, working out often places your body at risk of further pain and injury. Whether you have just sprained your knee during a workout or suffer arthritis, exercising can be unbearable when it places too much stress on the location of the injury.
Alcohol is one of the most pervasive compounds throughout the world. Save a select few countries, most of the world has accepted this as the mind-altering substance of choice, and global usage of this substance reflects this societal acceptance.