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Things That Will Happen to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Simple Path Recovery on May 30, 2019

You’re tired, depleted, and desperate for help. You think to yourself “Is there help for me?” The good news is that there is! At our alcohol treatment center, with the right program, you can follow the simple path to recovery and a brighter life. There are so many great things that will happen to your body when you stop drinking.


Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Better Mental Health!

Struggling with your emotions? This is because drinking takes a big toll on your mental health. According to a study by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, “heavy drinking rewires the brain, increasing susceptibility to anxiety problems.”1 Many people turn to the bottle to cope their anxiety and depression, feeling as if it’s working or that there is no other option. The truth is that all it’s doing is making it harder for you to stop – it’s a major detriment to your mental health.


You Will Look Better and Feel Better

Alcohol dries out the skin, bloats your body, and makes you feel your worse overall the morning after. When you drink, you don’t feel the effects right away, you don’t care how you look or what you will feel like the next day. But as you wake up and the detox is starting to kick in, you suffer acutely from the hangover. A brighter skin complexion is possible! Imagine not feeling the adverse effects, having a productive day, and ultimately being the best version of yourself!


Your Memory Will Improve

Drinking not only plays a big part in your mental health, but it also has a serious physical effect on the brain itself. Wet Brain is “a form of brain damage that results from repeat and heavy exposure to alcohol. Also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, wet brain stems from a thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency.”2 One of the most prominent symptoms of WKS a confused mental state and issues with memory. Once you stop drinking, your memory will improve, you will have a better emotional range, you WILL feel better and have more clarity.


Getting the Right Help

Now that you know only a few of the great things that happen once you stop drinking, getting the right help is the next step and our Pompano treatment center is here to help you! At Simple Path Recovery, we personalize a treatment plan that is right for you and will help you to better understand this addiction and disease.



  1. UNC Health Talk – Heavy drinking rewires brain, increasing susceptibility to anxiety problems
  2. American Addiction Centers – Wet Brain from Alcohol: Signs, Symptoms, and Recovery
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