Category Archives: Alcohol Information

Overuse of alcohol can negatively affect your body’s immune response to infectious diseases

Overuse of alcohol can negatively affect your body’s immune response to infectious diseases

Clinicians have long observed an association between excessive alcohol consumption and adverse immune-related effects such as susceptibility to pneumonia... read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 02 April 2020
What is Alcoholic Neuropathy?

What is Alcoholic Neuropathy?

One of the most common and undiagnosed conditions associated with excessive long-term use of alcohol is... read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 18 February 2020
Taking a Second Look at Alcohol Consumption in US

Taking a Second Look at Alcohol Consumption in US

Drinking has long been a major part of American culture playing an important part in everyday life. One could say it is impossible to... read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 11 February 2020
Alcohol Poisoning Tall Tale Tips: Do They Work?

Alcohol Poisoning Tall Tale Tips: Do They Work?

A person with alcohol poisoning who is unconscious or can't be awakened is at risk of dying. What you should now. read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 10 September 2019
Alcohol is killing more people, and younger. The biggest increase is among women.

Alcohol is killing more people, and younger. The biggest increase is among women.

The rising number of people in the United States who have been killed by alcohol in the last decade has been obscured by the opioid epidemic. As opioid overdoses killing about 72,000 people a year has grabbed America's attention, the slower moving epidemic of alcohol accelerated, especially in Southern states and the nation's capital. read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 11 June 2019
Alcohol Use in Pregnancy

Alcohol Use in Pregnancy

Fetal alcohol syndrome is a condition in a child that results from alcohol exposure during the mother's pregnancy. FAS is characterized by ... read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 27 November 2018
What is Dry Drunk Syndrome?

What is Dry Drunk Syndrome?

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS), also known as Dry Drunk Syndrome, is the process in which the brain adjusts to the chemical damage caused by alcohol after heavy drinkers stop drinking. PAWS symptoms include dizziness, slow reflexes and ... read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 15 November 2018
Drinking Too Much? Trying to Stop?

Drinking Too Much? Trying to Stop?

If you believe you are drinking excessively, or your family and friends have called you out on your drinking related actions or if you have reasons to believe that your drinking is causing problems —then it is time to realistically start thinking about how you want to make some changes in your life and your life style. read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 23 October 2018
Signs You May Have a Drinking Problem

Signs You May Have a Drinking Problem

Sometimes it might be difficult to tell if you have a drinking problem. You might just see yourself as a social drinker who occasionally over-indulges. However, there are some questions you can ask yourself to determine whether or not you may have a drinking problem. Short of an admission, the best way to know if there is a drinking problem is to identify the existence of a pattern of drinking related issues. Patterns can be psychological (i.e. on-going cycle of quitting followed by drinking and remorse for failure) or physical (incidents of legal or family problems resulting from drinking). read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 04 October 2018
Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month

Founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD), Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma so often associated with alcoholism by reaching out every April to the public with information about alcohol, alcoholism and recovery. read more...
Category: Alcohol Information on 04 April 2018

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