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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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The link between alcohol abuse and lung cancer

20-12 The link between alcohol abuse and lung cancer

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Alcohol consumption has been linked to a variety of cancers, including breast, throat, mouth and liver cancers. Additionally, it has been suggested by researchers that alcohol consumption can also increase the chance of lung cancer. Heavy consumption of alcohol also creates alcoholic lung disease, a precursor of serious lung diseases, including canc

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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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National Lung Cancer Awareness Month– Part 2: Understanding alcoholic lung disease

24-11 National Lung Cancer Awareness Month– Part 2: Understanding alcoholic lung disease

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Everyone knows about alcoholic liver disease, but alcoholic lung disease, though prevalent, is getting attention only in the recent years. It is a well-known fact that alcohol consumption hurts the liver, but recent studies have revealed that it harms the lungs as well. (more…)

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National Lung Cancer Awareness Month– Part 1: Heavy alcohol consumption can cause lung cancer

22-11 National Lung Cancer Awareness Month– Part 1: Heavy alcohol consumption can cause lung cancer

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Excessive alcohol consumption has already been linked with at least seven types of cancers, which include bowel, breast, larynx, liver, mouth, esophagus and upper throat. Several researches, however, have suggested that heavy alcohol consumption can also increase the risk of lung cancer. (more…)

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Binge drinking: A rising concern in US

18-11 Binge drinking: A rising concern in US

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Binge drinking can be defined as the consumption of four or more drinks at a time, by a woman and consumption of five or more drinks by a man. Binge drinking has been associated with liver damage, alcohol poisoning and longstanding damage like cardiovascular complications. In the United States, binge drinking is the most common pattern of excessive

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National Liver Cancer Awareness Month: 4 ways to combat alcohol effects on liver

25-10 National Liver Cancer Awareness Month: 4 ways to combat alcohol effects on liver

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Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances in the United States. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), in the U.S., approximately 87.6 percent adults had drunk alcohol at some point in their life in 2014. While almost 16.3 percent of the adults were diagnosed with alcohol use disorder (AUD) in the sa

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18-10 Symptoms and treatment of alcoholism

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Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder and alcohol dependence, is a chronic disease that causes an uncontrollable urge to drink alcohol. It is a condition in which an individual develops a progressively higher tolerance level to alcohol and gets physically and psychologically dependent upon it. During the last few years, alcohol abuse has wo

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Drive Safely Work Week: Debunking myths about alcoholism

07-10 Drive Safely Work Week: Debunking myths about alcoholism

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Alcoholism or alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a condition in which an individual suffers from an uncontrollable urge to drink alcohol. The disorder is common in the United States, with almost 16.3 million adults being diagnosed with AUD in 2014 alone, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). A number of misconcep

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