ALCOHOL HEALTH RISKS
Alcohol Consumption Now Linked to Early Onset Dementia and Other Cognitive Decline
A study published in the Lancet found a link between alcohol abuse and increased risk for dementia. This article summarizes the study’s findings while outlining statistical data on alcohol addiction...
Alcohol Consumption Linked to Stroke Risk
A study organized by a group of researchers at the University of Galway in Ireland found a link between alcohol use and increased risk for stroke, emphasizing the need for people to reduce alcohol consumption.
Quitting Alcohol Can Produce Positive Outcomes Even During Advanced Illness
After years of misusing drugs and alcohol and experiencing the long-term health crises that come from such use, many addicts may feel like there is no hope for them, and there’s no longer any point in seeking help or even trying to cease drug use. However, a new study showed notably positive health outcomes and extended life expectancy when people who were already suffering chronic harm from drinking alcohol got help and quit. These findings support the narrative that it’s never too late to stop using alcohol and drugs and that no addict should ever give up on their efforts to get clean, no matter how difficult it feels for them to do so.
Alcohol Abuse Increases Cancer Risk
A recent scientific study and population survey found that some Americans erroneously believe alcohol helps prevent cancer. Yet the opposite is true. This article briefly comments on the study’s findings while highlighting the different types of cancer that have been irrefutably traced back to alcohol consumption.
Alcohol’s “New Normal”
Our world has changed in the last few years, and along with those changes, patterns of alcohol consumption have shifted. But that shift may not be the one you expect.
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.
The Deadly Dangers of Polydrug Use
Polydrug users may encounter the greatest risks of all drug users as they mix and match their drugs to suit their desires. What they may have lost sight of is how dangerous and even deadly this practice is.
Five Ways Drinking Too Much Alcohol Harms Your Body
Alcohol misuse harms all areas of the body and mind. This article examines just five systems within the body on which alcohol consumption has a direct, harmful effect. Alcohol advertisements make drinking look like fun. But over-drinking can be anything but fun, and here are five reasons why.
Addiction, the Coronavirus and Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Illness
With the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are looking at how we can reduce our risk of illness. For a person addicted to drugs or alcohol, it could be critically important to take such steps right now.
Drug Abuse Leads to an Increase in Working-Age Deaths
Over the last few years, several articles, research papers, and studies have been published, all of which indicate a decline in life expectancy for the American people. That’s something to be concerned about. In one of the wealthiest, most technologically advanced countries in the world, life expectancy should be going up, not going down.