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Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol

Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol

Often, when people talk about the dangers that can arise from substance abuse, the focus is on illegal substances. Alcohol is given less attention, and this may give people a false sense of safety when indulging. It is important to understand how alcohol use and abuse...
What is a “Dry Drunk”?

What is a “Dry Drunk”?

If you’ve known someone in recovery or heard people talk about recovery, you may have heard the phrase “dry drunk.” It refers to someone who continues to behave aggressively, recklessly, or irresponsibly even though they have stopped drinking. While the concept of...
The Impact of Alcohol on Your Eyes

The Impact of Alcohol on Your Eyes

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. In the case of prolonged excessive drinking, changes to the eyes can be one of the ways that damage to the body becomes apparent. While some of the effects may be reversible, others can become permanent if a person...
Wet Brain Syndrome

Wet Brain Syndrome

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, which is sometimes also known as wet brain syndrome, is a form of dementia which results from vitamin B1 (also known as Thiamine) deficiency. It affects heavy drinkers and many other people who suffer from malnutrition. Without prompt...
What Is Cross Addiction?

What Is Cross Addiction?

I once met a woman who became addicted to alcohol relatively late in life, after she had bariatric surgery. She had needed that surgical procedure to address obesity, which had resulted from food addiction. After her surgery, she could no longer eat large quantities...
What Is “Self-Medicating”?

What Is “Self-Medicating”?

Alcohol is often called “liquid courage.” It’s given this name because it emboldens people to do things they might not otherwise be comfortable doing. Put another way, alcohol can be used to address social anxiety. This is not to say that alcohol is the best medicine...