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105 Alcohol detox timeline: How long to detox from alcohol?

Alcohol detox timeline: How long to detox from alcohol?

May 31st, 2014

The regular course of a typical alcohol detox is about three (3) days, but alcohol detox can be prolonged for up to two (2) weeks after cessation of drinking. An alcohol detox timeline here.

5 Alcohol detox symptoms

Alcohol detox symptoms

May 25th, 2014

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is characterized by central nervous system hyperactivity that occurs when an alcohol dependent individual abruptly stops or significantly reduces alcohol consumption. More about detoxing from alcohol safely in this article.

Does alcohol get you high?

Does alcohol get you high?

April 26th, 2014

Yes, alcohol can make you feel euphoric, or “high”. Here, we review how alcohol works to get you high and how to identify problems when drinking.

10 How long does alcohol last in the body?

How long does alcohol last in the body?

April 15th, 2014

One unit of alcohol stays for about 2 hours in the body after consumption. But can effects of alcohol linger? We review here.

When drinking is a problem

When drinking is a problem

March 29th, 2014

Objective criteria exists to determine when recreational use of alcohol has become problem drinking. Guidelines and questions to ask yourself here.

1 Binge drinking among college students

Binge drinking among college students

March 21st, 2014

Binge drinking is associated with a variety of health problems and is related to 1,800 student deaths and about 800K assaults on campuses each year. More stats and strategies for preventing binge drinking among college students here.

10 How long does alcohol last?

How long does alcohol last?

March 16th, 2014

Usually, alcohol remain in the body for about 2 hours, but this depends on several factors. Onset of effects generally occurs 30 minutes after administration…but what happens to the body and brain when you drink? We review more here.

4 Alcohol and the modern world (INFOGRAPHIC)

Alcohol and the modern world (INFOGRAPHIC)

January 20th, 2014

Get up-to-date on the definition of problem drinking and its associated harms worldwide. Statistics on alcohol use and abuse in the U.S. as well as internationally, and ideas for how we can prevent harm caused by alcohol use…based on the collaborative World Health Organization (WHO) Report on “Alcohol and Injuries”, essential reading for anyone interested in harm reduction among drinkers.

1 My parent is an alcoholic: What can I do?

My parent is an alcoholic: What can I do?

January 16th, 2014

What can you do when you have a parent who has a problem with alcohol? We review some practical tips for children of alcoholics here. And invite your comments and feedback at the end.

2 Growing up in an alcoholic family: Coping and treatment

Growing up in an alcoholic family: Coping and treatment

December 21st, 2013

Alcoholism affects entire families, not just a single individual. So what are some common traits of children of alcoholics? And what treatment options exist for those who grew up in alcoholic homes? We review here.

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