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Alcohol Use and Neurodegenerative Risk

Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, can be devastating diagnoses in older adults. The loss of mental cognition and motor skills makes independent functioning ...
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Study: One Alcoholic Drink Per Day Ages Your Brain

It has long been known that drinking in excess has a negative effect on your body and can decrease brain and liver functioning, but a ...
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Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline

Binge drinking is a prevalent health problem throughout the United States, due to a combination of factors such as the easy availability of alcohol and ...
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What Is Binge Drinking?

Alcohol is so culturally acceptable and widely used that many people underestimate its potential for abuse. However, despite its somewhat innocuous reputation, alcohol is a ...
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Binge Drinking: Can It Affect My Overall Health?

As a professional in the healthcare, legal, or aviation field, you face a lot of pressure and stress on a daily basis. You may try ...
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No Safe Level of Alcohol for Brain Health

While most people believe that an occasional drink won’t do them any harm, there are actually a number of ramifications for mental and physical health ...
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End Stage Alcoholism: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

An addiction to alcohol does not happen overnight. You may start out with a drink in the evening after a challenging day at the office ...
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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol use disorder is a critical problem in the United States with thousands of people affected every year. Many people die from alcohol-related injuries, illness, ...
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What Are the Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic?

Alcohol is one of the most devastating addictions in our country. Yet, it doesn’t always get the proper coverage necessary. Of course, everyone is familiar ...
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3 Early Signs of Alcoholism

Don’t ignore early signs of alcoholism if you recognize them in yourself or someone close to you. All too often, people with a dependency on ...
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