man beginning to realize the dangers of binge drinking

Dangers of Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is common, especially among college students. Binge drinking means drinking as much alcohol as needed for one to get drunk. Drinking to oblivion leads to the production of high blood alcohol levels that pass the 0.08% driving limit. Misguided college students often use the free time to practice binge drinking with their friends. Worse…

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Risks of Alcohol Abuse

Most people in the United States drink beer or wine as a way of enjoying themselves or relaxing. Alcohol is common in most social gatherings as a way of celebration. To prevent alcohol use disorder, you need to monitor the amount of alcohol you consume. Heavy drinking means consuming more than three drinks a day…

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Alcoholic Dementia

When you abuse alcohol, ethanol, the active ingredient that causes intoxication, can severely overwork your liver. Most forms of liver disease are irreversible, making it important to get help when you first start exhibiting signs of a drinking problem. Long-term alcohol abuse can lead to conditions like alcoholic dementia, which are not only debilitating but…

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Sober Thanksgiving

For someone struggling with addiction, holidays like Thanksgiving can be challenging and even depressing. Celebrations often include alcohol – and it seems to be everywhere. Even if alcohol isn’t present, the struggle of a sober Thanksgiving can produce anxiety or stress. You may have unrealistic expectations about the holiday. Furthermore, all that eating time on…