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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

Research found that heavy drinking can actually edit your genes, but further research could provide essential information for i... Continue Reading

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Certain Genes Linked to Heavy Drinking and Alcoholism

By Dawn Hurley

Recent findings underscore the urgency to continue identifying and studying genetic variants and health outcomes for heavy drin... Continue Reading

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Alcohol’s Effect on the Heart

By Monica Romano

Long-term heavy alcohol consumption and regular alcohol abuse have damaging effects on many vital organs—including the heart. Continue Reading

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How Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse Result in Drunkorexia

By Rebecca Kovacs

This dangerous routine includes individuals starving themselves during the day so that they can consume larger amounts of alcoh... 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

A woman struggles with thoughts of getting help for her alcohol addiction

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.

The 'happy drunk' is often times more at risk for liver disease, accidental overdose and suicide. 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

A man feeling happy with the benefits he's experienced since becoming sober.

7 Things You Gain by Staying Sober 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.

There are plenty of tangible benefits to staying sober, but here are 7 that run deeper than extra cash and weight loss. 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

An alcoholic grips his beer belly.

5 Proven Ways Beer Ruins Your Health

By Audrey Beim

A compilation of evidence that demonstrates the many ways beer impacts your body and mind. Continue Reading

Binge Drinking and Receding Hairline

By Rebecca Kovacs

Did you know that binge drinking can actually contribute to thin, lifeless hair and a receding hairline? This is bad news for m... Continue Reading

recovering alcoholic indulging in sweets

Why Do Recovering Alcoholics Crave Sugar?

By Rebecca Kovacs

In recovery, many alcoholics find that they have a new and unquenchable urge for the sweet stuff. Continue Reading

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