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Why Alcohol Cues May Trigger Relapse Despite Long-Term Recovery

By Nicole Arzt

People struggling with alcohol use disorder know the depths of destruction and shame associated with their drinking. Continue Reading

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Study Finds Brain Region for Controlling Binge Drinking

By Dawn Hurley

Researchers have found that the deactivation of a stress-signaling area of the brain associated with emotion-related and motiva... Continue Reading

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Alcohol Consumption Surges Due to Isolation Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

By Nicole Arzt

We're in strange times, and that's an understatement. We're anxious. We're concerned about our health, our job security, and ou... Continue Reading

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Study: Military Spouses are Prone to Depression, Alcohol Abuse

By Monica Romano

We now have a better understanding of how deployments affect the whole family and the risks of developing deployment stress. Continue Reading

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Research Shows that Alcohol Abuse May Cause Genetic Changes

By Dawn Hurley

Long-term genetic change is a possible consequence of heavy alcohol use. Continue Reading

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Certain Genes Linked to Heavy Drinking and Alcoholism

By Dawn Hurley

Researchers with extensive knowledge of addiction and misuse of alcohol are hard at work to help us better understand and treat... Continue Reading

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Alcohol’s Effect on the Heart

By Monica Romano

Alcohol damages and weakens the heart muscle and impedes its ability to pump blood efficiently. Continue Reading

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How Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse Result in Drunkorexia

By Rebecca Kovacs

Drunkorexia. What exactly is it, and what effect does it have on a person? Continue Reading

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Is the Sinclair Method Effective at Treating Alcohol Addiction?

By Nicole Arzt

While rehab, Alcoholics Anonymous, and a total commitment to abstinence have been the gold standard for treatment, it's not the... Continue Reading

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What Stops Women From Seeking Treatment for Alcohol Abuse

By Nicole Arzt

Research shows that gender plays a major role in determining whether someone seeks treatment. Continue Reading

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Liver Disease Rising Among Young Adults who Abuse Alcohol

By Nicole Arzt

Fatalities caused by liver cirrhosis are dramatically increasing among young adults between the ages of 25-34. Continue Reading

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The Myth of the 'Happy Drunk'

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Their cries for help go unseen and unheard, making their existence a myth that typically ends in tragedy. Continue Reading

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STUDY: 5 Types of Alcohol Abuse Are Common at Different Ages

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Research has uncovered that there are 5 different types of problem drinking — each one more common at different stages of life. Continue Reading

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7 Things You Gain by Not Drinking Alcohol Today

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Here are 7 intrinsic things we gain (or keep) by not drinking today. Continue Reading

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7 Inevitable Emotions an Alcoholic Will Feel

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

These are several feelings those addicted to alcohol share at one point or another in their journey. Continue Reading

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