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Staying Sober on Cinco de Mayo

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 5, 2021 Updated: May 18, 2021 For those in recovery, Cinco de Mayo can prove a challenge. This holiday celebrates a historic victory by the Mexican army over the French in 1862. Although Mexico eventually lost the war, people still observe…

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3 Dangers of Drinking Alcohol and Exercise

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 22, 2020 Updated: June 14, 2021 While drinking alcohol and exercising doesn’t seem to be two things that go together, a surprising number of people consume alcohol before or after a workout. Many bars have happy hours that coincide with the…

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The Dangers Of Binge Drinking

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 23, 2020 Updated: October 8, 2021 Do you live for the weekend and celebrate your time off of work with some alcohol? Do you worry about how much you consume during a session? Binge drinking is defined as the consumption of…

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6 Scary Side Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 18, 2020 Updated: October 8, 2021 Alcohol abuse is a term that may seem vague. However, some of the scary side effects of alcohol abuse can take a serious toll on your life. Therefore, it is important to seek treatment for…

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Is Alcohol a Drug?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 23, 2017 Updated: March 5, 2021 To answer the question “is alcohol a drug?” we first have to define what a drug is. A drug is any substance that has physiological effects on the body. By that definition, alcohol is definitely…