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Alcohol can cause damage to the heart, raise blood pressure, cause stroke and heart attack, damage the liver, lower your immune system, and cause cancer, pancreatitis, hypoglycemia, and diabetes. Read more about these and many other dangerous health problems caused by alcohol here.

Steatorrhea and Alcoholism - How Are They Linked?

Steatorrhea and Alcoholism – How Are They Linked?

Steatorrhea and Alcoholism - How Are They Linked? Steatorrhea - also known by the less pleasant and much easier-to-say nickname fatty stool - is a condition marked by,...
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Alcohol-Induced Dementia

Alcohol Induced Dementia In an episode of the TV series Criminal Minds, the wife of one of the profilers has been murdered by a serial killer.  The victim’s...

How Does Alcohol Affect the Heart?

Alcohol's Effects on the Heart Several years ago, doctors began to suggest that a glass of red wine in the evening can benefit your heart. This came as...
Life Threatening Alcohol Induced Encephalopathy

Life Threatening Alcohol Induced Encephalopathy

What You Need to Know About Encephalopathy Alcohol-related encephalopathy is a common condition in people who abuse alcohol. It isn't widely talked about because it is something that...
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome In Babies: How It Happens

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome In Babies: How It Happens

Drinking During Pregnancy & Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Being pregnant can be a wonderful and joyous occasion. There are many new things to experience, prepare for, and expect! Pregnancy...

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15 Reasons to Quit Pain Pills and Alcohol

15 Reasons to Quit Pain Pills and Alcohol
Pain Pills and Alcohol: A Good Way to Ruin Your Life Pain pills and alcohol often go hand-in-hand. Often, people start using painkillers after they've...

Alcohol and Xanax: What Users Say

Alcohol and Xanax: What Users Say About Them
The Relationship Between Alcohol and Xanax  Alcohol and Xanax are considered “downers,” with alcohol in its own drug classification, and Xanax classified as a benzodiazepine....

Can You Get Addicted To Alcohol?

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Six Important Statistics About Alcoholism In the United States There are several ways that someone can become addicted to alcohol. There are approximately 18 million...

Does Alcohol Lead to Gun Violence?

Does Alcohol Lead to Gun Violence?
Alcohol And Guns Not long ago, a young man in Canada chased his mother around her home with a gun.  When she fell down,...

What Are The 12 Steps?

12 Step Program for Alcoholics - What Are The 12 Steps?
What Are The 12 Steps? As is the case with most addictions, alcohol abuse is more than just a physical problem. Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)...