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Chemical Dependency: What Is It and How Is It Different From Addiction?

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The terms addiction and chemical dependency are often used interchangeably, but there is a significant difference between the two. Addiction is classified as a chronic illness that, although treatable, can result in compulsive behaviors. However, chemical dependency is when the body needs a substance to prevent symptoms of withdrawal.  What Causes Chemical Dependency?  Chemical dependency […]

Sensory and Physical Changes in Men During Middle Adulthood


Sensory and physical changes in middle adulthood are so gradual that most people are not even aware of them while they are happening. There are several changes that men experience in middle adulthood, ranging from minor to life-changing. Those changes include:   Vision: Vision changes are common in middle adulthood. You may develop vision disorders, including […]