Category Archives: Alcohol

  • Alcoholism and Obesity: Is There a Connection?
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    Alcoholism and Obesity: Is There a Connection?

    Alcohol use disorder can lead to many issues, some of which include severe mental illness, external conflicts (such as legal troubles, marital issues, or family conflict), or even death. However, there’s one issue that not many are aware of...
  • Hypnosis for Alcoholism
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    Hypnosis for Alcoholism

    Alcoholism causes millions of deaths each year and is an incredibly dangerous condition, and it’s not an easy hurdle to clear. Those who drink excessively eventually get to a point where they need alcohol to function well. This leads...
  • How Does Alcohol Affect the Kidneys?
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    How Does Alcohol Affect the Kidneys?

    While alcohol can affect many different parts of the body both directly and indirectly, the one part of the body that it can do the most damage to directly is the kidneys. While the occasional drink or two isn’t...
  • Debunking 7 Myths About Alcoholism
    Sunday, February 7th, 2021

    Debunking 7 Myths About Alcoholism

    Alcoholism can be crippling and can lead to financial, mental, and physical ruin. Alcohol use disorder continues to consume the lives of millions of Americans every year. Alcoholism is more than having a few drinks in a single sitting;...
  • 10 of the Most Common Causes of Alcoholism
    Sunday, February 7th, 2021

    10 of the Most Common Causes of Alcoholism

    Over the years, researchers have looked into what causes alcoholism. Many cases of alcoholism are more complicated than they appear on the surface. Several factors can increase a person’s risk of abusing alcohol. These ‘risk factors’ differ from person...
  • Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Teens
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Teens

    There are a multitude of potential dangers for teenagers. Between bullying, peer pressure, and cyberbullying they face many more dangers today than teenagers a generation or two ago. These dangers are a big concern for parents who are looking...
  • Alcohol Use Disorder: A Complete Guide
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Alcohol Use Disorder: A Complete Guide

    “Alcohol use disorder” is the term used to describe a pattern of problematic alcohol use. Those afflicted with this disorder may be preoccupied with drinking alcohol, may continue to drink it even when problems occur, may need to drink...
  • 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...