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How Prevalent Is Alcohol Abuse In America?

According to the CDC, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 88,000 deaths per year are related to alcohol. Alcohol related deaths can include car accidents, injury, overdose, liver failure, heart attack, seizure, and stroke. A number that has been making headlines is 52,000- the number of lives that were claimed by opioid overdose in 2015. Preliminary analysis believes that …Read More

If You’re Mixing These Medications With Alcohol You Could Be In Trouble

If You’re Mixing These Medications With Alcohol You Could Be In Trouble

  Typically when the warning or instruction label on a prescription medication bottle says “do not mix with alcohol” it’s a hard warning rather than a suggestion. Prescription medications are made out of numerous substances and complex formulae. Yet for some reason, we tend to think we know better than the scientists and pharmacists who give us multiple warnings not …Read More

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How Much Alcohol Is The Body Supposed To Withstand?

                  Binge drinking is nationally identified as any amount of drinking which raises the blood alcohol content level to or over 0.08 percent. For males, that is estimated to be about five drinks over a two hour period. Females generally have a different metabolism than males, putting their binge drinking alcohol limit …Read More

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How Can I Convince My Friend They Have a Problem with Alcohol?

                  Here are a few things you need to understand about alcoholism and prepare yourself for when you decide to confront your friend. Remember, empathy and compassion are key. Stay away from any shame or stigma. Arm yourself with the facts. Show them the unconditional love they need and deserve. Know The …Read More