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Drinking A Bottle Of Vodka Everyday
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Drinking 750 ml of Vodka a Day

If asked what type of liquor is preferred, it's likely to illicit a wide range of responses. Not unlike music genres, everyone has their go-to beer, spirit, or wine. When the votes are tallied, however, vodka is a clear winner in the world-wide…
Excessive Beer Drinking

How Many Beers a Night Makes You An Alcoholic?

Alcohol is heavily embedded into the American culture. Every major event is arguably centered around drinking. From summer cookouts, holidays, and career promotions, a toast carries us through all of it. Then there are the thousands of microbreweries,…
Medication Assisted Treatment For Alcohol
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What is Antabuse?

Considering that millions of Americans are afflicted with alcohol use disorder (AUD)–15 million in the U.S. alone–addiction specialists have zeroed in on medication assisted treatment options to help with initial recovery. As new medications…
Gender Differences Alcohol Metabolism
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Gender Differences in Alcohol Metabolism

Alcohol can have several different effects on the mind and body, varying from one person to the next. The experience of alcohol within the body relies on body composition, hormones, and neurochemicals. Alcohol can manipulate the body to create…
disease caused from drinking

List of Diseases Caused by Alcohol

It’s often easy to forget that alcohol is toxic whether or not consumed regularly. Although alcohol is one of the most addictive substances available, it’s hardly considered as dangerous as drugs like heroin or fentanyl. But it is. Every…
gabapentin and alcohol side effects
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Gabapentin and Alcohol

Americans are taking more prescription pills than ever before and more than people in any other country. A survey by Consumer Reports finds that around 55% of Americans are taking prescription medications. Pill habits alone can produce harmful…
when is addiction treatment needed
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Do I Need Alcohol Rehab?

Treatment for alcohol use may be needed if drinking has become problematic. One thing is certain: uncontrollable use of alcohol drastically impacts health and the quality of life. However, it’s not always easy to identify when to reach out…
physical signs of alcohol abuse

Physical Signs of Alcoholism

Most of us think that alcohol problems are reserved for those who get up in the morning and start drinking. However, it’s usually not the case. Alcohol dependency, or alcoholism, is a slippery slope but often doesn’t occur overnight. For…
curing anxiety without alcohol
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Quitting Alcohol Cured My Anxiety

It’s not unusual for people to use alcohol to alleviate anxiety. However, the relationship between anxiety and alcohol use disorder can become a dangerous, self-perpetuating cycle. Scientific research reveals how habitual drinking amplifies…
how much alcohol is too much

How Much Alcohol is Safe to Drink Daily?

It seems that there’s a study released each week that touts the health benefits of alcoholic beverages. Let’s toast to our good health, right? Not quite. Unfortunately, it turns out that even moderate levels of drinking can have a lasting…