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Alcohol and Ibuprofen Can be a Dangerous Mix

For many people, drinking in moderation and using over-the-counter pain medication is just a normal part of life. When done responsibly, there isn’t necessarily an issue with either one of these behaviors. But the problem comes in when alcohol and ibuprofen are used in larger quantities and used together. At that point, they can start doing damage to the body. Some of that damage could become irreversible in time, so it’s important to get control over drug and alcohol usage as quickly as possible. Promises Behavioral Health can help you with that, and give you treatment options for a clean and sober future.

How Risky is Mixing Alcohol and Ibuprofen?

There are definite dangers to mixing alcohol and ibuprofen. That’s mostly because the liver processes both of those substances. It can handle reasonable doses of either one, and the occasional higher dose of one or the other without any lasting damage in most cases. But when the two are mixed the risk rises. Suddenly, the liver isn’t able to process all of the toxins properly. That can result in liver damage, but it can also result in toxins in the bloodstream that aren’t filtered out quickly enough. Those can go to other areas of the body and other organs, which can cause lasting damage to those organs, as well.

Getting the Right Treatment for Addiction is Important

When it comes to addiction treatment, there are options. But the biggest goal for anyone who seeks treatment for alcohol and ibuprofen addiction or dependence is to find the right program that will offer them the help they need. With the proper program, it’s much easier to get through treatment and move into recovery in a way that’s going to be healthy and lasting. Because of that, we offer several programs and services for clients. If you’re worried about the level of alcohol you’re drinking along with frequent ibuprofen use, we can help. Some of the programs and services we can offer to you include:

  • Medical drug detox
  • Outpatient drug rehab
  • Drug rehab for professionals
  • Non-12-step rehab options
  • 12 step support groups
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • EMDR therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Art and equine-assisted therapy

Not everyone responds to the same kinds of treatment, so we offer many different choices. That way, anyone who needs help can come to us. They can get the help and hope they deserve, with options that work for them. When you’re ready to conquer an addiction, we’re here to help you succeed. Recovery is possible, and a happy, healthy future is out there. You don’t have to live addicted when you have a different choice. We can help you get the support and guidance you need, so you can move toward a recovery that’s strong and long-lasting. Then you can get back to the life you want to live.

Promises Behavioral Health Can Help You Conquer Addiction

There’s no reason to let addiction control your life any longer when you have the ability and opportunity to get the help and support you need to succeed at recovery. You can overcome addiction by going to a treatment facility that will give you the quality help and support you’re looking for. Reach out to us today at 844.875.5609 and we’ll get you started down the road to a recovery that’s long-lasting and that you can feel good about. You don’t need to spend time addicted when you could be spending it enjoying life. All the goals and plans you had for your future are still out there, and it’s time to get back to them. We can help you do that in a healthy, happy way.