A woman rubs her temples and wonders about the effects of alcoholic dementia

Alcoholic Dementia: How Alcohol Affects The Brain Over Time

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 14, 2019 Updated: January 21, 2020 Are you familiar with the term “wet brain?” This term is often used by medical personnel to describe the brain changes that happen in the brain of a person who abuses alcohol. However, alcoholic dementia is the current medically appropriate…

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Detoxing from Alcohol

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 2, 2019 Updated: January 22, 2020 Detoxing from alcohol is a necessary step in rehab. Detox gives you a chance to clean out your system, allowing your body to heal slowly. It is both a physical and mental process in which you experience withdrawal symptoms and…