ALCOHOL ABUSE

Ren in Alcohol Abuse
July 22, 2021

Supersized Alcopops – A Dangerous Alcoholic Beverage Marketed to Underage Consumers

Though alcohol is legal for adults 21 and older, alcohol is not a safe or healthy substance to consume. Case in point, new research shows how a particular type of alcohol is particularly appealing to and dangerous for… underage drinkers.

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Karen in Alcohol Abuse
July 21, 2021

Want to Sleep Better? Avoid Alcohol

Some people think they can use alcohol to go to sleep easier but there is a wealth of information revealing the truth: Alcohol consumption interferes with sleep. For a good night's sleep, low or no alcohol does the trick.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
June 17, 2021

How Alcohol Consumption Slowly Kills You

Though alcohol is widely accepted and its use is normalized in our society, there are several harsh truths about the substance that the American people must be made aware of.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
June 14, 2021

8 Myths About Alcohol

Alcohol consumption has become a normal, accepted part of American society. Unfortunately, several myths about alcohol have cropped up along the way, leading people to believe things about alcohol that are not true.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
May 20, 2021

The Effects of Alcohol Use on the Senses

Most people understand that consuming alcohol dulls the senses. What is less well known, however, is that drinking alcohol to excess can, over time, cause permanent damage to the senses.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
May 10, 2021

America’s Deadly Drinking Problem

When we create a culture that normalizes alcohol consumption to a point where about 85% of the adult population drinks, the stage is set for alcohol misuse and all of the harms that come with it. Research indicates that per capita alcohol consumption in a country is a crucial predictor of how much alcohol misuse will occur in that country. That’s why it’s important to look at both excessive drinking AND “normal” drinking.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
May 5, 2021

New Study Shows Lockdowns Associated with Binge Drinking

Though lockdowns slow the transmission of COVID-19, they appear to increase the number of people who binge drink.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 25, 2021

Alcohol and Cancer—Death Rates Now Measured on a State Level

As if it were not clear enough why Americans should not consume alcohol, new study findings indicate that there is a direct connection between alcohol consumption and increased risk for contracting cancer.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 22, 2021

Alcohol Used as Coping Mechanism for Covid Anxiety

While any type of alcohol consumption carries some risk for harm, consuming alcohol as a coping mechanism for anxiety creates a considerable risk for addiction. No one should use alcohol as a method of “dealing with anxiety.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
March 25, 2021

Why You’re Not Yourself When You Drink Alcohol

Perhaps from the outside looking in, it seems odd that a liquid, mostly water with some chemistry added in, could have such a significant impact on human behavior, thought, emotion, and reaction. Why does drinking change the way a person behaves?

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