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13 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.

Physical addiction to alcohol

Physical addiction to alcohol

November 28th, 2013

Physical addiction to alcohol is known as alcohol dependence. Does dependence on alcohol indicate alcoholism? We review here and invite your questions about physical addiction to alcohol at the end.

What to look for in an alcohol rehab center

What to look for in an alcohol rehab center

September 3rd, 2013

You should consider an alcohol rehab center’s accreditation, effectiveness, and programming type before enrollment. More on each here.

11 What are alcohol withdrawal symptoms?

What are alcohol withdrawal symptoms?

July 1st, 2013

Alcohol withdrawal is characterized by physical and psychological symptoms such as difficulty thinking, depression, mood swings, or (in severe cases) seizures and delerium. Learn more about alcohol withdrawal symptoms here.

1 Help for alcohol addiction

Help for alcohol addiction

June 24th, 2013

Alcohol addiction ruins lives and causes financial stress. Getting help for alcohol addiction is the first and a necessary step to recovery. Read on to find out how you can get help for your addiction or you can help someone that you care about.

6 How to withdraw from alcohol

How to withdraw from alcohol

June 20th, 2013

Alcohol withdrawal can present both psychological and physical withdrawal symptoms. This is why it is safest to withdraw from alcohol under medical supervision. More on how to withdraw from alcohol here.

Can you drink alcohol after exercise?

Can you drink alcohol after exercise?

June 17th, 2013

Yes, you can drink alcohol after exercise. Should you? Not really. Learn the facts about how alcohol gets processed in your body and why alcohol goes against exercise goals here.

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