One reason why women are so susceptible to chronic illness and death due to alcohol abuse is due to how their bodies metabolize it. Research provided by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) suggests it’s because women have less water in their bodies compared to men of similar weight, so alcohol concentrates...Read More
It’s easy to think we’ll simply bounce back after a lot of water and a good night’s sleep. But what’s the dividing line between having a little too much alcohol and actually binge drinking? The definition of binge drinking is consuming excessive quantities of alcohol in a short period of time—roughly two hours—at least one...Read More
Alcoholism and the Family Alcoholism is a family problem. In today’s world, the definition of a family can have different meanings. There are blended families, single parent families, and grandparents who are raising children. Even with these family structures, the alcoholic will influence every person associated with the alcoholic. It is believed that for one...Read More
If you have been a chronically heavy alcohol drinker for some time and want to begin a life of recovery, you might need to spend some time in a detox center. Alcohol detox can be dangerous when done unsupervised without the support of a trained medical professional. Alcoholism is a toxic condition which can deeply...Read More
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