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How Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse Result in Drunkorexia

By Rebecca Kovacs

This dangerous routine includes individuals starving themselves during the day so that they can consume larger amounts of alcoh... Continue Reading

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Is the Sinclair Method Effective at Treating Alcohol Addiction?

By Nicole Arzt

While rehab, Alcoholics Anonymous, and a total commitment to abstinence have been the gold standard for treatment, it's not the... Continue Reading

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What Stops Women From Seeking Treatment for Alcohol Abuse

By Nicole Arzt

While men still have higher rates of alcohol use disorders, women tend to develop an addiction to alcohol at a faster rate. Continue Reading

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Liver Disease Rising Among Young Adults who Abuse Alcohol

By Nicole Arzt

Think that alcohol-related liver disease only plagues older adults who drink heavily? Think again. Continue Reading

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The Myth of the 'Happy Drunk'

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

The happy drunk is often times more at risk for liver disease, accidental overdose and suicide. Continue Reading

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STUDY: 5 Types of Alcohol Abuse Are Common at Different Ages

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Research has uncovered that there are 5 different types of problem drinking — each one more common at different stages of life. Continue Reading

A woman lies in the grass feeling happy with the benefits she's experienced staying sober.

7 Things You Gain by Staying Sober Today

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Here are 7 intrinsic things we gain (or keep) by not drinking today. Continue Reading

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7 Inevitable Emotions an Alcoholic Will Feel

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

These are several feelings those addicted to alcohol share at one point or another in their journey. Continue Reading

An alcoholic grips his beer belly.

5 Proven Ways Beer Ruins Your Health

By Audrey Beim

A compilation of evidence that demonstrates the many ways beer impacts your body and mind. Continue Reading

Binge Drinking and Receding Hairline

By Rebecca Kovacs

Did you know that binge drinking can actually contribute to thin, lifeless hair and a receding hairline? This is bad news for m... Continue Reading

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Why Do Recovering Alcoholics Crave Sugar?

By Rebecca Kovacs

In recovery, many alcoholics find that they have a new and unquenchable urge for the sweet stuff. Continue Reading

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3 Things More Rewarding Than Drinking

By Caitlin Thiede

For a long time, we've been fed the idea that drinking is a reward for many things. The problem is we aren't ever really satisf... Continue Reading

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The Science Behind the Shakes During Alcohol Withdrawal

By Tamara Buchenberger

A not-so-sterile explanation of what detox felt like, what it's called, and what I'm glad not a whole lot of folks had to see f... Continue Reading

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Alcohol and Cancer: A Drinker's Nightmare

By Rabiya Hicken

Studies have found that even light to moderate drinking can increase a person's risk of developing several kinds of cancers. Continue Reading

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A Note to the Special Occasion Drinker

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Respect, honor and love yourself enough to stay sober. After all, your sobriety is more special than any occasion. Continue Reading

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