Alcohol Abuse

March 14, 2024

John Carter

Alcoholic Denial How To Help An Alcoholic In Denial

They might not be ready to accept help just yet, but you’re at least planting a seed and showing that there is a way forward. In this post, we’ll discuss how and why denial happens, its role in addiction, common signs, and how to help someone who may be in denial. You can also call […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 13, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol Use Disorder: From Risk to Diagnosis to Recovery National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA

Excessive alcohol consumption can damage the brain and other organs, and it also increases the chances of developing sleep problems, depression, and other mental health problems. Alcohol can interfere with a person’s ability to care for their other medical conditions or make other medical conditions worse. As mentioned in this article, you can support recovery […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 13, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol Use Disorder vs Alcoholism

Binge drinking is defined as a pattern that brings your blood alcohol concentration level up to .08 percent or higher in a two-hour time period. While binge drinking and heavy drinking aren’t the same as alcohol use disorder, these drinking habits may be a risk factor for developing AUD. Not to mention, the potential effects […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 13, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol use disorder Symptoms and causes

These changes increase the pleasurable feelings you get when you drink alcohol. This makes you want to drink more often, even if it causes harm. People with alcohol use disorder will continue to drink even when drinking causes negative consequences, like losing a job or destroying relationships with people they love. They may know that […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 12, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol use disorder Diagnosis and treatment

So, mixing the two together increases the likelihood of overdose on either substance. If you lie about the amount of alcohol you consume on a regular basis, your doctor can’t accurately judge the risks and benefits of prescribing a particular medication. Alcohol can make some medications less effective by interfering with how they are absorbed […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 12, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol Use Disorder and Depressive Disorders Alcohol Research: Current Reviews

Variations in this gene might put people at risk for both alcohol misuse and depression. Major depression and alcohol use disorder are also co-dependent in women, research suggests. Women with depression are also more likely to engage in binge drinking. The good news is that treating both alcohol misuse and depression can make both conditions […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 11, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol use and death by suicide: A meta-analysis of 33 studies

However, a case of a cancer patient who committed suicide consuming two bottles of spirit was recently investigated and the conclusions are presented. The post-mortem cardiac blood and vitreous humor alcohol level was found to be 9.0 and 6.2 mg/ml respectively. U.S. deaths from causes fully due to excessive alcohol use increased during the past […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 11, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol Use and Cancer American Cancer Society

Inflammation is a key pathway to cancer progression at several sites and is enhanced by alcohol use. Chronic alcohol consumption can recruit specific white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages) to the tumour microenvironment. These white blood cells produce pro-inflammatory cytokines, such as tumour necrosis factor α (TNF-α) and the interleukins IL-1, IL-6, and IL-8 [31,33], […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 11, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol Poisoning: Symptoms, Signs, and More

Below we’ll explore some of the factors that can contribute to alcohol poisoning and how long you’ll feel the effects. Unlike food, which can take hours to digest, the body absorbs alcohol quickly — long before most other nutrients. And it takes a lot more time for the body to get rid of alcohol. Every […]

Alcohol Abuse

March 11, 2024

John Carter

Alcohol Poisoning Symptoms & Treatment

If someone experiences alcohol poisoning, they will need time to recover. After receiving medical intervention, they will continue to have severe hangover symptoms until their condition becomes more stable. In other words, your friend who drank way too much may not just be sleeping it off. If they are experiencing an episode of acute alcohol […]

Alcohol Abuse