Alcohol Dependency Specialist

Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers

Pain Management Physicians & Addiction Treatment Centers located in Springfield, MO, Myrtle Beach, SC, Osage Beach, MO, Las Vegas, NV & Galena, KS

If alcohol dependency negatively impacts your job, health, or personal relationships, treatment is within reach at Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers, with locations in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Osage Beach and Springfield, Missouri; Las Vegas, Nevada, and Galena, Kansas. The experienced, compassionate team of addiction specialists uses advanced treatment strategies to break your addiction and restore your quality of life. Schedule an appointment by phone or online today.

Alcohol Dependency

What is alcohol dependency?

About 18 million adults in the United States have alcohol dependency or an alcohol use disorder. This includes alcohol abuse and alcoholism. With any of these, drinking causes harm or distress within your life and is a habit you can’t break on your own. 

The addiction treatment center at Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers may be the solution you’ve been searching for.

What are the symptoms of alcohol dependency?

If you suffer from alcohol dependency, you might experience:

  • Not being to stop drinking once you start
  • Loss of control when drinking
  • Alcohol cravings
  • A need to drink more to feel alcohol’s effects

You may also binge drink, which means having four or more drinks in two hours for women and five or more drinks within two hours for men. 

Alcohol dependency can cause problems at work, school, home, or with personal relationships, and increase your risk of automobile accidents and other injuries.

What are the complications of alcohol dependency?

While having a drink every now and then may not cause health damage, heavy alcohol use or alcohol dependency can lead to:

  • Liver, brain, or eye problems
  • Neurological impairments or memory loss
  • Digestive problems
  • Heart damage
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Diabetes complications
  • Increased cancer risks
  • Birth defects during pregnancy
  • Bone damage
  • A weak immune system

Alcohol can interact with certain medications, making them more or less effective – or even dangerous.

What is the treatment for alcohol dependency?

If you have alcohol dependency, the team of addiction specialists at Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers is here for you every step of the way. 

The center is a leading provider of medications effective for addiction treatment, such as Vivitrol®, Suboxone®, Subutex®, Bunavail®, Zubsolv®, and other buprenorphine-containing medicines. 

Combining medications with behavioral health therapy helps you fight alcohol cravings so you can return to a fulfilling, productive life.

Therapists at Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers treat alcohol addiction in a safe, healthy, supportive environment. They understand the importance of building trust, compassion, and a positive doctor-patient relationship.

Having a solid support system while dealing with alcohol addiction is a crucial part of recovery, healing, and long-term success. It helps reduce anxiety, stress, and feelings of isolation.

If you struggle with alcohol dependency, you don’t have to fight it alone. Schedule an appointment with Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers by phone or online today.

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