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Alcohol Related Illnesses Pt.3

May 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Alcohol, Substance Abuse

Alcohol and the metabolites of alcohol are toxic to the body. Drinking heavily for a long period of time can take a toll on basically every organ in the body and cause a number of alcohol related illnesses. Even occasional binge drinking can be detrimental to health. Alcohol Related Illnesses: Rosacea Ever wonder why some […]

What is a “Wet Brain”?

April 10, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Alcohol, Alcohol Facts, hiamine, Wet Brain

What is a “Wet Brain”? “Wet Brain” is another name for Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. It is a condition caused by lack of vitamin B1 (thiamine) often secondary to alcohol abuse. It causes a loss of specific brain functions because B1 is an essential vitamin involved in helping the body make energy from carbohydrates. It also helps […]

Alcohol Related Illnesses Pt.2

April 5, 2013 by  
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  Alcohol has become so ingrained in our social culture that we often forget it is a poison. Alcohol penetrates every cell in your body and directly affects your brain, heart, liver, pancreas, stomach, kidneys and lungs. At times people disregard the health problems associated with their drinking and blame it on aging or another […]

Alcohol Related Illnesses Pt.1

April 5, 2013 by  
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Chronic alcohol use can be very detrimental to your health. Long-term use of alcohol is capable of damaging nearly every organ and system in the body.  Alcohol Related Illnesses: Cardiomyopathy Drinking alcohol in large quantities has a toxic effect on the heart. Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart becomes enlarged and the […]

Social Problems Associated with Alcoholism

March 21, 2013 by  
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Social Problems Associated with Alcoholism Alcoholism is associated with many harmful social problems for the drinker and anyone the drinker comes into contact with. Social problems associated with alcoholism can include things such as accidents, career related problems, family problems, and domestic problems. Unfortunately social problems associated with alcoholism don’t just affect the drinker but […]

Long-term effects of alcohol abuse

April 16, 2012 by  
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The long-term effects of alcohol abuse are extremely dangerous and life threatening. Drinking in moderation rarely results in long-term effects of alcohol abuse. Alcohol is a depressant drug. These drugs slow down the activity of the central nervous system. The effects of alcohol depend on the amount that is drunk, how familiar the person is […]

What Are Alcoholic Blackouts?

March 11, 2012 by  
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Have you ever wondered, “What are alcoholic blackouts?”. Have you ever had a hangover that went too far? Maybe so far to the point that the only thing you do remember about your night of drinking is the hangover in the morning? You wake up holding your head with a pounding headache wondering how you […]