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The Progressive Nature of Drinking Alcohol

By Rebecca Kovacs

Regular consumption of alcohol only perpetuates the vicious cycle of addiction. 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

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

regular binge drinker suffers from hypertension

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, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

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 Tori Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding her license as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) in Minnesota.

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 Tori Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding her license as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) in Minnesota.

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 use 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, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

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, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

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 Dominica Applegate has worked in the mental health field for 12 years before launching her own business as a writer. She earned her Master's in Counseling from Liberty Universit

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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