How to Help an Alcoholic Who Doesn’t Want Help

How to Help an Alcoholic Who Doesn’t Want Help

Is it Possible to Help an Alcoholic That Doesn’t Want Help? When you are witnessing a loved one going through the tumultuous life of alcohol addiction, your first instinct is to attempt to save them from the cycle of substance abuse and...
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06/14 2022
How Much Wine Is Too Much?

How Much Wine Is Too Much?

Concerned You May Be Drinking Too Much Wine? If you spend any time on social media, you’ve probably seen the memes, “It’s Wine O’Clock somewhere.” People joke about smuggling wine to soccer games in travel coffee mugs or staying hydrated by adding...
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06/08 2022
Alcohol Detox: The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol Detox: The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

What to Expect When Quitting Drinking   Alcohol consumption has grown in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol sales were up 54% in late March 2020 compared to the year before, according to the American Heart Association. This has led to some individuals...
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05/03 2022
When the Alcoholic Stereotype Doesn’t Fit

When the Alcoholic Stereotype Doesn’t Fit

The Alcoholic Stereotype When you hear the term alcoholic, many will envision the negative stereotypes often portrayed within Hollywood. An alcoholic is often depicted as violent or aggressive and causes scenes at the local bar needing to be carried out by bouncers...
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05/02 2022
How to Treat a Red Face from Alcohol

How to Treat a Red Face from Alcohol

Why Does Alcohol Make Your Face Turn Red? The “alcohol flush reaction” is a common experience for many people after a few drinks and usually occurs due to the body’s difficulty digesting the alcohol. Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) is an enzyme that...
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04/14 2022
Am I an Alcoholic? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

Am I an Alcoholic? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

10 Questions That Can Help Determine Your Level of Alcohol Dependence To gauge whether your drinking habits have turned into an addiction that needs treatment, ask yourself these questions: 1. Are you unable to limit the amount of alcohol you drink? 2....
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04/07 2022
Mental and Emotional Side Effects of Alcohol

Mental and Emotional Side Effects of Alcohol

How Alcohol Affects the Brain The brain is a very delicate organ in our body that relies on millions of tiny chemical interactions and neurological activity to work correctly. This process is a delicate balance of physical processes, brain chemistry, neurotransmitters, and...
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03/15 2022
Facts About College Drinking Every Parent Should Know

Facts About College Drinking Every Parent Should Know

Drinking in College College is a time when young people of America can take their first steps towards freedom away from their parents and the rules of the home. While this is an exciting time, it is often accompanied by students experimenting...
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03/03 2022
The Stages of Alcoholism

The Stages of Alcoholism

Understanding Alcoholism As a Progression Alcohol addiction is a unique disease as it impacts and affects each person differently. When most people think of an alcoholic, the visual that comes to most minds is someone who has lost everything, is homeless, or...
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03/02 2022