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Exploring link between alcohol and sex drive

30-12 Exploring link between alcohol and sex drive

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The relationship between alcohol and sex is somewhat intricate. Since regular and prolonged drinking reduces both men’s and women’s sexual sensitivity, it is a good idea to cut down on alcohol altogether or to restrict the amount of alcohol within the recommended safe limits. But, in reality, there is a thin line between alcohol consumption and

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4 things to be considered during recovery from alcoholism

07-12 4 things to be considered during recovery from alcoholism

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In this age of persuasive advertising and increasing peer pressure a large number of people, including women, start experimenting with illegal substances such as alcohol or drugs, at an early age. It has been commonly observed that drinking, which often starts as an experiment, steadily transforms into an addiction. As a result, recovery becomes a c

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Effect of alcohol addiction on cognitive function

29-11 Effect of alcohol addiction on cognitive function

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Many people use alcohol as an escape route for various day-to-day problems related to personal, social or job pressures, which may lead to alcohol abuse. Studies have shown that chronic or excessive alcohol consumption can have a very negative consequence on the brain, impacting the cognitive function. (more…)

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Don’t depend on alcohol for happiness, it won’t help

02-06 Don’t depend on alcohol for happiness, it won’t help

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Many consider alcohol as their best companion during testing times. It is seen as the easiest way to alleviate stress due to its psychoactive effects which allow drinkers to achieve a sense of relief and to dissociate themselves from reality. But the question arises, “Does drinking result in happiness?” A recent study by the University of Ken

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Understanding alcohol: Potential health benefits associated with moderate drinking

20-10 Understanding alcohol: Potential health benefits associated with moderate drinking

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Excessive alcohol use can have detrimental consequences on health and can lead to chronic health problems. However, people who drink in moderation, defined as one drink per day for women and two or fewer drinks per day for men, are more likely to experience health benefits (Dietary Guidelines for Americans). Studies have found significant associa

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Dangers of mixing alcohol with medications

15-10 Dangers of mixing alcohol with medications

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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans stated that people taking prescription medications for certain medical conditions should not drink alcohol, as mixing alcohol with prescription and over the counter (OTC) medications can cause harmful reactions. Many people who take prescription medications drink alcohol despite the warnings on their prescription

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New study finds link between appetite hormones and cravings for alcohol

13-10 New study finds link between appetite hormones and cravings for alcohol

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Alcohol cravings are associated with changes in appetite hormone levels, according to a recently published study in the journal of Translational Psychology. (more…)

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Prevalence of drinking among teens

08-10 Prevalence of drinking among teens

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Underage drinking among high school students is widely prevalent and a major public health concern. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that young people between the ages of 12 and 20 consume more than one-tenth of all alcohol in the U.S. The Youth Risk Behavior Survey reported 35 percent of high school students drank and 2

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Chronically ill youth more likely to drink

06-10 Chronically ill youth more likely to drink

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Chronic health problems among adolescents are associated with a greater risk of alcohol and marijuana use, lack of knowledge of interactions between alcohol and medications and difficulty adhering to treatment due to alcohol use, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. (more…)

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Increased alcohol risk for girls who mature early

01-10 Increased alcohol risk for girls who mature early

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Girls who mature earlier than their peers are at a greater risk for problem drinking compared to their later developing counterparts, according to a recently published study in the journal of Pediatrics. Daniel Dickson from Florida Atlantic University and his colleagues at Örebro University investigated the link between adolescent alcohol abuse

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