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5 Tips on Raising a Child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By Benhilda Chanetsa

FAS can result in serious mental and physical impairment in a new baby, but if detected early, parents can help children manage... Continue Reading

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How Long It Takes for Your Body to Fully Recover from Alcoholism

Abusing alcohol comes with many risks, especially after long periods of time. Repercussions can include mental, physical, and e... Continue Reading

The Progressive Nature of Drinking

By Rebecca Kovacs

Alcohol provides many alcoholics a high that they continue to seek time and time again. But the vicious cycle is only further p... Continue Reading

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Gum Disease: An Unexpected Consequence of Binge Drinking

By Audrey Beim

Binge drinkers should be conscious of practicing good oral hygiene on a daily basis, including brushing the gums and getting re... Continue Reading

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All the Vitamins That Decrease When Drinking Alcohol

By Tess Chedsey

How the body processes and uses the calories and nutrients derived from alcohol is far more complex than with other things we c... Continue Reading

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The Connection Between Alcohol Abuse and Mental Health

By Audrey Beim

While alcohol can have a temporary positive impact on our mood, when it is used constantly and for long periods of time, it can... Continue Reading

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Is Drinking Alcohol Somehow Linked to Hypertension?

By Tess Chedsey

Medical science is unsure of the mechanics of how alcohol affects hypertension, but it is one of the many contributors to the p... Continue Reading

6 Erroneous Thoughts of an Alcoholic

By Toshia Humphries

It’s vital to successful recovery and your life itself to realize it’s nothing more than self-deception to believe you can ever... Continue Reading

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The Truth About Body Odor And Alcohol Consumption

By Tori Utley

If you're a drinker and notice that you're consistently trying to cover up body odor, it could signal a problem with excessive ... Continue Reading

The Most Drastic Effects Alcohol Has on Your Appearance

After a night of drinking, facing the physical discomfort of a hangover is not the only thing to worry about. Continue Reading

7 Things That Will Go Wrong If You Drink Today

By Tori Utley

In recovery, you'll have good days and bad days, easy days and hard days. On the hard days, it can help to think through the li... Continue Reading

A Quick Overview of Fatty Liver Disease

By Rebecca Kovacs

Fatty liver is a side effect of alcohol that can lead to dangerous side effects and conditions. But with treatment and abstenti... Continue Reading

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5 Effects of Alcohol That Destroy Your Relationships

By Toshia Humphries

There are numerous ways in which alcohol can affect you and the people you care about the most. Here are just 5 of the most com... Continue Reading

6 Most Common Excuses People Make to Keep Drinking

By Toshia Humphries

For alcoholics, the list of excuses to drink could go on and on. But, regardless of what it is, there will always be only a lit... Continue Reading

7 Things About Alcohol That Will Make You Think Twice About Drinking

By Dominica Applegate

Today, I’d like to share eight things I know about alcohol that I hope will cause you to do a serious reality check and stop dr... Continue Reading