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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...
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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...

What Effects Does Alcohol Have On The Heart?

Effects Of Alcohol 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...
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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Swinging From The Chandeliers: Alcoholism & Shame

Swinging From The Chandeliers: Alcoholism & Shame
Swinging From The Chandeliers: Alcoholism & Shame Alcoholism is a complex disorder that only recently we have begun to understand. Researchers are still discovering and...

Is Advertising To Blame For Your Drinking Problem?

Is Advertising To Blame For Your Drinking Problem?
Is Advertising To Blame For Your Drinking Problem? There is a lot of glamorized drinking shown on TV shows and in movies, which can entice...

Genetics: Does Alcoholism Run In The Family?

Genetics: Does Alcoholism Run In The Family?
How Genetics Play a Role in Alcoholism The abuse of alcohol is a widespread problem in the United States, 18 million adults (about 1/12 of...

Social Anxiety Drinking: Does Alcohol Cause More Stress?

Social Anxiety Drinking: Does Alcohol Cause More Stress?
Alcohol's Power In Social Interactions Social anxiety can be a very debilitating condition for some people. Some individuals turn to alcohol to find relief from...

Can Alcoholics Drink?

Can Alcoholics Drink
Can Alcoholics Drink? It has been the common opinion of 12-step support groups for alcoholics that alcoholics must observe strict abstinence from alcohol. The position...