Yes. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are related to over 75,000 deaths each year in the U.S. More here on how alcoholism kills.
Yes. Alcohol is addictive. In fact, alcohol can have a high potential for addiction. More here on the addictive quality of alcohol.
A true alcoholic may want to drink again. But the reality is that a real alcoholic experiences alcohol cravings when they drink, which only leads to a dead end. More here on why alcoholics should aim to remain abstinent instead.
Alcohol absorbs into the bloodstream via the stomach and small intestine. How does alcohol work to affect the nervous system and brain? We review more here.
Alcohol gets you drunk by altering the body’s molecules immediately when ingested. More on how alcohol works, intoxication and inebriation here.
Alcoholic drinking and possible thiamine deficiency can result in brain disorders. Learn how to treat or reverse adverse effects of chronic drinking or alcoholism by increasing your thiamine levels here.
Is alcoholism a symptom of mental illness, depression or underlying imbalances in the brain? Yes, possibly. We explore here.
Family alcohol abuse is a systemic problem. Learn what you can do to help your family and loved ones who abuse alcohol here.
Yes, it is possible to get addicted to beer. Even without an addiction, you can end up abusing beer. We discuss the symptoms of alcohol addiction and strategies to cut back or quit here.
Yes, alcohol can be addictive. Even people who aren’t addicted can abuse alcohol. Here we discuss the effects of alcohol on the body, signs that you might have an alcohol problem, and strategies for quitting or cutting back.