ALCOHOL EFFECTS

Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 13, 2022

Study Finds Just One Drink Per Day Can Shrink Your Brain

A common view shared by many people who consume alcohol is that limited, conservative alcohol consumption poses zero risks to one’s physical health. However, a new study indicates that even just one alcoholic beverage per day can reduce brain size over time.

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Julie in Health risks
December 30, 2021

Despite Claims Of Health Benefits, Drinking Alcohol Remains Leading Cause of Preventable Death

While there are numerous health benefits from consuming resveratrol, it is essential to remember that alcohol in any form is a known carcinogen. When it comes to resveratrol, there are other ways this nutrient can be added to one’s diet.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
December 8, 2021

Mommy Wine Culture is Still Destroying Lives One Meme at A Time

“Mom needs wine jokes“ aren’t funny and are actually doing more harm than good.

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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
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
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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Ren in Alcohol
February 8, 2020

Should State Governments Regulate Alcohol Consumption?

It’s clear that consuming alcohol can be harmful. In fact, anything beyond infrequent and conservative levels of drinking should be strongly discouraged for health reasons alone. To drink with any kind of frequency is to open oneself up to potential health problems, including addiction.

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Ren in Drug Addiction
September 13, 2019

Addiction Is “A Solution” that Becomes “The Problem”

The often false, painful and confusing narrative of how a person becomes addictive is at the center of much debate. For many years, addiction was seen as a problem for the inner city, or the morally weak. Worse, when a person didn't fit this narrative, they were labeled with different terms.

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Karen in Alcohol
January 31, 2019

Slow-Onset Alcohol Deaths, Overlooked by Media and Activists Alike

Excessive alcohol consumption is killing more people than drug overdoses, but you see almost nothing about this problem in the headlines. We take a closer look at the depth of this challenge to social and individual health.

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