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The Link Between Alcohol Abuse and Mental Health

By Audrey Beim

Excessive alcohol use can lead to mental health issues. Continue Reading

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Is Drinking Alcohol Somehow Linked to Hypertension?

By Tess Chedsey

The frequency of hypertension is significantly higher for those who drink more than 6 drinks per day. 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.

Some use alcohol to cope with daily life, but it's faulty thinking to believe that alcohol helps in any way. 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

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The Most Drastic Effects Alcohol Has on Your Appearance

By Tess Chedsey

Here are some examples of how alcohol consumption deteriorates our physical appearance. Continue Reading

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7 Things That Will Go Wrong If You Drink Today

By Tori Utley

Think through what might go wrong if you do decide to drink, and combat triggers and cravings with powerful tools to support yo... Continue Reading

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A Quick Overview of Fatty Liver Disease

By Rebecca Kovacs

Long-term alcohol abuse is one of the main causes of illness and death due to liver disease. Continue Reading

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5 Effects of Alcohol That Destroy Your Relationships

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 numerous ways in which alcohol can affect you and the people you care about the most. Continue Reading

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6 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.

Making excuses is the only way an alcoholic can remain in denial about their addiction. Continue Reading

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7 Things That Will Make You Think Twice About Drinking

By Dominica Applegate

If you think heavy or binge drinkers are getting off free when it comes to side effects of drinking alcohol, you’re wrong. Continue Reading

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How Alcohol Can Influence Suicide and Irrational Thinking

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. Continue Reading

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How to Help Someone with Alcohol Poisoning

By Colleen Marlett

If you see at least one sign of alcohol poisoning, be aware that the situation can be lethal. Continue Reading

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My Long Walk Down the Wine Aisle at the Grocery Store

By Nina Bradshaw

One writer shares how the most mundane tasks have changed since sobriety and what it was like to finally overcome her fears. Continue Reading

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The Correlation Between Type 2 Diabetes, Alcohol and Tobacco

By Lisa OBrien

To give you an idea, diabetes kills more Americans annually than AIDS and breast cancer combined. Continue Reading

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