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04 April
Brain chemistry behind link between stress and excessive drinking, finds study
By Rachael

Brain chemistry behind link between stress and excessive drinking, finds study

One can feel stressed due to myriad reasons and the method of handling stress varies from person to person. Many a times, people take to drinking to overcome stress, though the brain chemistry interlinking stress and alcohol is not known yet. A group of scientists recently suggested that a detailed investigation of the brain chemistry […]

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16 March
Screening essential to determine treatment among heavy drinkers
By Rachael

Screening essential to determine treatment among heavy drinkers

“Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.” ― Oscar Wilde The above quote certainly highlights that irrespective of the amount of alcohol one consumes, drinking in all circumstances is dangerous and harmful. However, overindulgence in drinking in all circumstances elevates the risk of developing alcohol-related complications. Moreover, it impedes the […]

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08 February
Cues to recognize symptoms of alcohol use disorder
By Rachael

Cues to recognize symptoms of alcohol use disorder

The most commonly used addictive substance in the United States and the world over is alcohol. However, consumption of too much alcohol makes one susceptible to various health risks. Symptoms of problem drinking can be hard to detect when they are mild. It is always beneficial to know the signs of alcohol abuse so that […]

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31 January
Managing alcohol withdrawal syndrome for healthy and happy life
By Rachael

Managing alcohol withdrawal syndrome for healthy and happy life

Alcohol abuse is prevalent in the American society, usually in the form of binge drinking and heavy drinking. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) defines binge drinking as “a pattern of drinking that brings a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 grams percent or above.” Young adults, generally, are prone to […]

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03 January
The menace of excessive drinking
By Rachael

The menace of excessive drinking

Alcohol is a popular substance which has percolated to all the sections of the society. In most cultures and traditions, alcohol is an important part of celebrations, at parties, social gatherings, ceremonies or festivals today with people irrespective of gender or social standing, indulging in it.

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27 December
Understanding the link between alcohol during pregnancy and FASD
By Rachael

Understanding the link between alcohol during pregnancy and FASD

Pregnant women should be alert and careful when it comes to drinking. Consumption of alcohol during pregnancy can increase the risk of various complications in the fetus that can later cause physical, behavioral and intellectual disabilities in the child. Such conditions are known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs). Roughly, half the pregnancy in the […]

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24 November
Alcoholism is a permanent nightmare, not a temporary hangover
By Rachael

Alcoholism is a permanent nightmare, not a temporary hangover

People drink alcohol in every country in the world, even in countries where it is forbidden. Unfortunately, alcoholism is also a problem in every single country. Alcoholism causes long-term effects on both body and mind. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that in 2015, approximately 15.7 million people aged 12 or older […]

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03 November
Adolescents using math to decide their drunkenness: Study
By Rachael

Adolescents using math to decide their drunkenness: Study

Alcohol consumption is no longer a taboo in today’s society. However, with alcohol use being rampant across all American states, people’s health and safety is at an enormous risk, due to increasing alcohol-related problems. Alcohol abuse, especially among young adults, is a serious public health issue that comes with both immediate as well as long-term […]

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10 October
National Liver Cancer Awareness Month: How much alcohol is too much?
By Rachael

National Liver Cancer Awareness Month: How much alcohol is too much?

Everyone has a different threshold for alcohol. Some factors that influence it include height, weight, and gender. However, alcohol should always be consumed within limits. One should be aware that alcohol consumption can be harmful even when taken in small amounts.

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23 September
Alcohol as a cause of dehydration
By Rachael

Alcohol as a cause of dehydration

Water makes up almost 55-75 percent of the human body and is essential for most body functions, as well as ensuring cell life. Dehydration occurs when the body loses more fluid than it needs for normal body processes and is characterized by dizziness, weakness, and excessive thirst. Some people may also experience dryness of eyes […]

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