Category Archives: Alcohol

  • The Secret to Sober Dating
    Monday, December 17th, 2018

    The Secret to Sober Dating

    While I am neither an accredited expert in the field of “sober dating” nor am I an expert on dating in general for that matter… I can, however, attest to the fact that I have probably gone on over...
  • Can Alcohol Induced Heart Murmurs and Palpitations be Reversed
    Thursday, July 26th, 2018

    Can Alcohol Induced Heart Murmurs and Palpitations be Reversed

    Heart disease risk increases with both smoking and alcohol use – certainly you have heard the warnings, but most people don’t understand just how much of an effect alcohol really has on the heart and the cardiovascular system. Binge...
  • How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?
    Monday, March 12th, 2018

    How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

    The stages of alcohol withdrawal, while unique for each individual, follow a familiar pattern. Some call this pattern an alcohol withdrawal timeline. When those trying to overcome alcohol dependency use this timeline, it can help them map their path...
  • What is Alcoholic ‘Wet Brain’?
    Friday, January 12th, 2018

    What is Alcoholic ‘Wet Brain’?

    Alcoholism is one of the most dangerous forms of substance abuse for many reasons, one of which is the possibility of contracting alcoholic “wet brain,” or Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. This is a common occurrence among chronic alcohol abusers and has...
  • What Are the Signs of Dating a High Functioning Alcoholic?
    Friday, September 22nd, 2017

    What Are the Signs of Dating a High Functioning Alcoholic?

    Alcoholism can take a toll on family and friends as well as a person’s overall health and emotional well-being. Personal and professional relationships may also suffer. Many alcoholics manage to function properly while holding jobs and managing households but...
  • How Do I Know If I Need to Stop Drinking?
    Monday, July 3rd, 2017

    How Do I Know If I Need to Stop Drinking?

    It’s estimated that 17 million people in America have a diagnosed alcohol use disorder. However, not everyone who drinks alcohol has an alcohol use disorder, and not everyone who has an alcohol use disorder is diagnosed. So, how do...
  • Alcoholism Worsens Borderline Personality Disorder; Recovery Helps
    Thursday, May 25th, 2017

    Alcoholism Worsens Borderline Personality Disorder; Recovery Helps

    A recent study reported that approximately 63 percent of the people participating who were diagnosed with BPD (borderline personality disorder) also struggled with alcoholism. The same study showed that people who had alcohol use disorders were more than 3...