Alcohol Abuse

April 12, 2024

James Anderson

Alcohol and Heart Health: Separating Fact from Fiction

Researchers have also suggested that red wine, in particular, might protect the heart, thanks to the antioxidants it contains. Alcohol is also a known risk factor for atrial fibrillation, which is an abnormal heart rhythm in one of the chambers of the heart, the left atrium. In atrial fibrillation, rather than pump blood into the […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 12, 2024

James Anderson

Alcohols Effects on the Cardiovascular System PMC

A greater decrease in heart rate in ethanol treated rats compared with control rats during β-adrenoreceptor blockade with propranolol indicates that the ethanol treated rats had an increased sympathetic activity. An increase in sympathetic activity is consistent with impairment of the baroreceptors that, when activated, inhibit the sympathetic nervous system[45,47]. It is important to note […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 12, 2024

James Anderson

Yale Scientist Explains Why Alcoholism is Rare Among Jews Jewish Telegraphic Agency

On the other hand, they study also underscores the presence of risk factors within certain religious communities where excessive alcohol may be use, tolerates, or even encourages. Understanding these nuances is crucial for public health initiatives and interventions aimed at reducing alcohol related problems within specific religious contexts. The association between drinking alcohol and one’s […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 11, 2024

James Anderson

5 Types of Alcoholics Characteristics of Each Alcoholic Type

When a person suffers from a co-occurring mental health disorder, the risk for also developing alcoholism or problems with substance abuse are elevated. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) publishes that co-occurring mental health disorders and addiction are common, as about 8 million adults in America battled both in 2014. They are […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 11, 2024

James Anderson

What Are The Subtypes of Alcoholics?

In many cases, you may not expect a functional alcoholic to have a problem. That’s because they can balance their drinking with their personal and professional life. Moreover, many don’t believe they have a drinking problem until they start experiencing health issues. To understand this complex and unique disorder, it’s essential to learn the different […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 10, 2024

James Anderson

Alcohol and diabetes: Effects, blood sugar levels, and guidelines

An occasional social drink is usually harmless for people with diabetes. But if you do have diabetes, drinking safely involves more planning. Consider what type of alcohol you are drinking, when, and how much. Understand how your medications work and how alcohol can affect them. These may be confused with or mask the symptoms of […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 10, 2024

James Anderson

Binge Drinking vs Alcoholism: What’s the Difference?

” then you might want to know the difference between a drinking problem and alcoholism, also known as alcohol addiction or alcohol use disorder (AUD). As alcohol abuse and alcoholism differ, so do the right treatment options for people with these conditions. However, with both alcohol abuse and alcoholism, these feelings are less effective over […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 10, 2024

James Anderson

Demi Moore Lets Her Guard Down The New York Times

At one point, she recalls him saying, “I don’t know if alcoholism’s a thing. I think it’s about moderation.”  So to appease his misconception about her disease, she relapsed and started drinking again, ending twenty years of sobriety. Because, as she says, “When you don’t have an off switch, you go until you can’t go […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 10, 2024

James Anderson

Drinking Levels Defined National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA

What many people might think of as a fun night out on the town can be very risky — or in some cases, life-threatening, Dr. Streem notes. More than half of all drinking-related deaths are caused by binge drinking. Binge drinking isn’t necessarily an indicator that you or a loved one has alcohol use disorder […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 09, 2024

James Anderson

The Dangers of Combining Cymbalta Duloxetine and Alcohol

If you are concerned about your alcohol intake or want to reduce your consumption, your doctor can also help. Treating underlying conditions such as depression and anxiety can be helpful, but your doctor may also recommend additional treatments such as therapy or medications designed to help reduce alcohol cravings and withdrawal symptoms. While Cymbalta is […]

Alcohol Abuse