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Alcoholism is a deadly disease. The damaging effects of excessive drinking on the body are multifold, including on organs such as the brain, heart, liver, and pancreas, the weakening of the immune system and possibly increasing the risk of cancer. Alcohol abuse also takes a physical toll on the body causing a depletion of certain […]Continue Reading
Digital technology is at the two extremes of the spectrum, both as a driver of addiction and addiction recovery. On one hand, digital technologies are making it easier for people to access alcohol and other substances of abuse. It is now possible using digital innovations to order the cases of wine on eBay and Amazon […]Continue Reading
Though alcohol allergies are rare, the reactions can be as serious as to require a doctor’s intervention or even hospitalization. It is commonly mistaken as alcohol intolerance or an unforgettable hangover. In comparison to alcohol allergy, alcohol intolerance is more common and less severe. However, the symptoms of alcohol allergies are often misinterpreted as the […]Continue Reading
Alcoholism or alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a very acute form of alcohol abuse that has harmful side effects and can result in a broad range of issues that impact personal relationships, professional goals, and overall physical and mental health. The four cornerstones of alcoholism are a strong need to drink alcohol (craving), not being […]Continue Reading
For most adults, it becomes intractable to keep an account of the number of drinks after the first few glasses. Drinking often starts as a recreational means to socialize with friends or other associates. However, it does not take much time for such occasional drinks consumed for recreational bonding to cross the boundary of moderation […]Continue Reading
Every person addicted to alcohol goes through two stages of withdrawal during recovery. The acute withdrawal syndrome (AWS) and the post-acute-withdrawal syndrome (PAWS). During these phases, recovering patients witness a range of cognitive and emotionally debilitating impairments. Depending on the severity of the symptoms, alcohol withdrawal can also turn out to be life threatening in […]Continue Reading
Defying every social stigma and taboo, alcohol, today, has become an intrinsic part of culture in many countries. Factors like easy availability and wide acceptability have given an uninterrupted access to alcohol to millions of people, irrespective of their age, gender, race, social status, etc. This has further reduced the minimum drinking age, with more […]Continue Reading
Alcohol has always been linked to men, but lately, it has been gaining popularity among women too. According to the common perception, the prevalence of drinking along with associated adverse effects are limited to men, and women are believed to consume alcohol at a much lower level. But a recent study will help change the […]Continue Reading
Alcohol is a vital part of most celebrations. It helps lift up spirits and acts like an invisible adhesive, binding together individuals who would otherwise not flock together. Looking at its ability to help melt away woes and knock down conscious walls, many individuals might consider alcohol to be an elixir and unknowingly abuse it. […]Continue Reading
More and more adolescents, especially teen girls, are falling prey to alcohol abuse in the United States. Alcohol is the most commonly misused substance among adolescents in the country. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), in 2014, 8.7 million young people aged between 12 and 20 years reported drinking alcohol […]Continue Reading