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The Progressive Nature of Drinking Alcohol

By Rebecca Kovacs

Alcohol gives drinkers a high that they continue to seek time and time again. Continue Reading

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Gum Disease: An Unexpected Consequence of Binge Drinking

By Audrey Beim

Binge drinking can lead to a multitude of issues, including a health issue that is often overlooked—gum disease. Continue Reading

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All the Vitamins That Decrease When Drinking Alcohol

By Tess Chedsey

How the body processes and uses the calories and nutrients derived from alcohol is far more complex than with other things we c... Continue Reading

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The Link Between Alcohol Abuse and Mental Health

By Audrey Beim

The relationship between heavy drinkers and mental issues is well documented. Continue Reading

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Is Drinking Alcohol Somehow Linked to Hypertension?

By Tess Chedsey

Medical science is unsure of the mechanics of how alcohol affects hypertension, but it's one of the many contributors to the pr... Continue Reading

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6 Erroneous Thoughts of an Alcoholic

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.

It’s vital to successful recovery to realize that these erroneous thoughts do nothing more than perpetuate the cycle of drinking. Continue Reading

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The Truth About Body Odor And Alcohol Consumption

By Tori Utley

If you're a drinker and notice that you're consistently trying to cover up body odor, it could signal a problem with excessive ... Continue Reading

The Most Drastic Effects Alcohol Has on Your Appearance

By Tess Chedsey

After a night of drinking, facing the physical discomfort of a hangover is not the only thing to worry about. Continue Reading

7 Things That Will Go Wrong If You Drink Today

By Tori Utley

In recovery, you'll have good days and bad days, easy days and hard days. On the hard days, it can help to think through the li... Continue Reading

A Quick Overview of Fatty Liver Disease

By Rebecca Kovacs

Fatty liver is a side effect of alcohol that can lead to dangerous side effects and conditions. But with treatment and abstenti... Continue Reading

6 Most Common Excuses People Make to Keep Drinking

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.

For alcoholics, the list of excuses to drink could go on and on. But, regardless of what it is, there will always be only a lit... Continue Reading

7 Things About Alcohol That Will Make You Think Twice About Drinking

By Dominica Applegate

Today, I’d like to share eight things I know about alcohol that I hope will cause you to do a serious reality check and stop dr... Continue Reading

The Role That Alcohol Plays in Suicides

By Rebecca Kovacs

Alcohol is involved in more than 7,500 suicides that take place in the United States, which is a quarter of all suicides in the... Continue Reading

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3 Questions I Would Ask My Sister If She Were Alive Today

By Tess Chedsey

Alcoholism is a complex, lonely disease. We can live for years with family members and never really know what they're feeling i... Continue Reading

How to Help Someone with Alcohol Poisoning

By Colleen Marlett

Alcohol overdose is common among binge drinkers as they drink larger amounts of alcohol in a short period of time compared to s... Continue Reading

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