substance abuse

Continuous Prayer Brings About Change

Do you desire a change in your life or in that disturbing issue before you? Or are you wondering why you haven’t seen a change since you prayed? The solution lies in continuous fervent prayer, which always brings about change. So Peter was kept in prison, but fervent prayer for him was persistently made to God by the church (assembly) – Acts 12:5 (AMP) Then the Lord said, “Hear what the unjust judge said. And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them? I tell you that

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10 Tips to Quit Drinking Alcohol

1. Don’t hang around people and places where you might be tempted to drink. Stop going to the bars where you used to drink and stop associating with people who will pressure you to drink. 2. Go through your cabinets and throw away every single bottle of alcohol. If you have a spouse or roommate who drinks alcohol, kindly ask if they could drink when you’re not around. 3. Take it one day, one second, or even one hour at a time. 4. Advertise it to the world that you want to quit drinking. Seek the support and encouragement from

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Healthy Detox

From the day we are born, we need certain basics in order to live.  Food, air, water, clothing, shelter, etc.   All these things help us get on with our daily lives and until the day we die, we never stop needing these things.  Now an uneducated or unaware person might think that these necessities were created equal.  They are not, and some are not necessities at all, despite what some people might tell you.  Many people today lead very unhealthy lifestyles.  They have stressful lives and unhealthy eating habits.  They may smoke and/or drink alcohol.  All this adds unhealthy chemicals

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Long Term Effects Of Alcohol Abuse On The Body

An addiction to alcohol is a lasting same ailment that can damage a person’s career and their family. It can also be fatal to their health if left untreated. Long Term Effects Of Alcohol Abuse On The Body Substantial alcoholic drinks in-take on a regular basis causes chemical changes to a individual’s brain. For example, it alters the composition of the body’s gamma-aminobutyric acids, which function to inhibit impulsiveness, and glutamate, which fuels the nervous system. Unnecessary drinking also tends to drain these chemicals, which can depress the nervous system and hurt important areas of the brain. Loss of control

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What to Do With Five Common Alcoholic Dilemmas

This Christian relationship help will tell you what to do with five common alcoholic dilemmas. When someone you care about drinks, you naturally want to make him/her stop. Drinking isn’t good for the person or your relationship. People who care about a drinker can get too caught up in rescuing, fixing, or controlling the problem and in doing so lose the ability to make wise choices for their own lives. Proverbs 23:29-30 asks these questions: “Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?” Answer: “Those who linger over

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Why Refined Sugar is Poison For Your Body

Despite having been labeled as “empty calories”, sugars are truly important compounds from the perspective of the human body. Humans have retained the ability to synthesize all forms of carbohydrates the body needs from simple sugars. This is not the case with the other dietary macronutrients, fats, and proteins. Following ingestion, all digestible complex dietary carbohydrates are broken down in the gut to simple sugars before they are absorbed into the body. Within the body, dietary sugars are converted to glucose, a major fuel used by all cells, and the primary fuel required by brain tissue for normal function. Low

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Stop Smoking Successfully

Smoking is a very difficult addiction to break. It has both a physical and chemical hold on you. Smokers do manage to quit each day and you can too by finding the techniques that will work for you. Use the options listed below to make a true effort to quit smoking. First, set a target date to quit smoking.  Don’t pick a date that falls at a stressful time of the year for you, such as the holidays.  You will be more likely to be successful if you choose a time that is not already associated with stress for you. 

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The Effect Of Alcohol On The Liver

It is well known that alcohol has an effect on the liver. However to what extent is not discussed as candidly. Alcohol abuse does a number on the liver and can eventually lead to death. This is why alcohol detox rehab is so important in an alcoholic’s life. If help is not sought there is no happy ending for anyone involved. Alcohol Alcohol can be found in different forms, beer, liquor, and wine. In moderation it’s not a bad thing and in the case of wine can actually be healthy. However, some do develop an addiction to alcohol. This means that they cannot function without

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