Category Archives: Alcohol

  • Effects of Alcohol on Skin and Aging
    Monday, December 27th, 2021

    Effects of Alcohol on Skin and Aging

    As we grow older and age, our skin ages. This is no secret. However, just as there are ways to keep your skin looking younger, there are factors that can contribute to the appearance of aging skin. This is...
  • Parts of the Brain Affected by Alcohol
    Friday, December 10th, 2021

    Parts of the Brain Affected by Alcohol

    Starting with the first sip, alcohol begins to impact brain function. For moderate or occasional drinkers, the impact usually starts with a pleasant buzz. The worst that will likely happen when drinking alcohol is that your night may end...
  • Managing Stress in Addiction Recovery
    Thursday, November 18th, 2021

    Managing Stress in Addiction Recovery

    Everyday life is stressful no matter who you are. While certain types of stressors or stressful situations can be avoided, it’s impossible to live an entirely stress-free life. For patients in addiction recovery, the same is true. Managing stress...
  • The Benefits of Online Addiction Chat Rooms
    Monday, November 8th, 2021

    The Benefits of Online Addiction Chat Rooms

    As we as a society transition into more of a digital space, more and more of our lives are spent online. This is increasingly evident now as we enter into an age where many of life’s normal activities have...
  • Can Alcohol Cause Dementia?
    Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

    Can Alcohol Cause Dementia?

    Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances in the United States, largely due to how easy it is to access. Go to any grocery store, gas station, convenience store, or drug store and if you are of...
  • Is Alcoholism Considered a Mental Illness?
    Monday, October 25th, 2021

    Is Alcoholism Considered a Mental Illness?

    Also known as alcohol abuse or alcohol addiction, alcoholism, like all other forms of addiction, is a disease. Like many other diseases, alcoholism does not discriminate based on age, gender, or ethnicity. Alcoholism does not care how much money...
  • Drug Addiction, Alcohol, and Emotional Abuse
    Thursday, September 30th, 2021

    Drug Addiction, Alcohol, and Emotional Abuse

    Unfortunately, the correlation between alcohol and emotional abuse is a significant one. It can go both ways too. In many cases, a person dealing with emotional and mental abuse will turn to drugs and alcohol as a way to...
  • Alcohol and Blood Sugar: The Effects of Alcohol
    Thursday, September 16th, 2021

    Alcohol and Blood Sugar: The Effects of Alcohol

    The fact that alcohol is full of empty calories and has no nutritional value is not news to anyone. What a lot of people don’t think about, however, is that alcoholic beverages can also be full of sugar. In...
  • About End-Stage Alcoholism
    Monday, July 26th, 2021

    About End-Stage Alcoholism

    While the concept of alcoholism and alcohol addiction might seem pretty cut and dry, it is much more complicated than what it might seem on the surface. There are many different stages when it comes to alcoholism, each with...
  • Can Alcohol Cause Insomnia?
    Thursday, July 15th, 2021

    Can Alcohol Cause Insomnia?

    According to the latest estimates, 50 to 70 million Americans are affected by sleep or wakefulness disorders. Insomnia is the most commonly reported sleep disorder. Thirty percent of adults experience short-term insomnia and 10% of adults are impacted by...
  • Here are 7 Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning
    Friday, May 21st, 2021

    Here are 7 Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning

    Alcohol use continues to be a problem for thousands of Americans every single year. Along with the many short-term and long-term symptoms of excessive drinking, comes potentially dangerous results like alcohol poisoning. Alcohol poisoning can be deadly in some...