A recent scientific study published in a journal dedicated to brain health showed a clear connection between heavy drinking and brain inflammation. Critically, such inflammation was found to cause a long list of unique and potentially life-altering health problems for alcohol addicts.
A scientific paper shows how people who drink alcohol compulsively often lose their sense of smell. Another paper showed how heavy drinkers tend to develop ambulatory and balance-related issues, making them more prone to falls and other accidents.
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.
For decades, the standard medical approach to alcohol has been, “Alcohol consumption in moderation is OK.” However, recent findings suggest the standard should be revised. According to scientists, even one drink per day can be quite harmful.
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.
Heroin is not a new drug. It’s been a life-threatening substance plaguing the streets of America for decades. But a fatal overdose is not the only risk of using heroin. New data shows that users who smoke heroin are at risk of serious brain damage.
We cannot live without a healthy and functioning brain. What happens to our brains if we use drugs such as alcohol, marijuana or ecstasy?
Drug use and excessive alcohol consumption cause and worsen a very long list of physical and mental illnesses. To maintain a healthy life, avoiding drug use, or recovering from addiction, are vital first steps.
Here we have one of the most debated, argued, and contentious subjects within the marijuana issue. The question as to whether or not marijuana is a gateway drug.
It does not take a wise man or woman to know that alcohol is a more or less unhealthy substance and that drinking too much of it can have a very harmful effect on the human body.