Month: September 2019

Alcohol and Dementia

How Heavy Drinking Can Increase Your Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s According to the UK Alzheimer’s Society “excessive alcohol consumption over a lengthy time period can lead to brain damage, and may increase your risk of developing dementia.”  It is well-established that heavy alcohol consumption can seriously impact the brain.  Heavy alcohol consumption over a …

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Alcohol-Impaired Driving

Injuries and Deaths Related to Drinking and Driving According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver.”  This means that every 50 minutes a person is killed in an alcohol-related accident.  Research shows that young people …

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Study Suggests Finding of Addiction “Brain Circuit”

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute Have Located ‘Neural Mechanism’ Related to Alcohol Addiction In an article posted earlier this year by Science Daily, researchers at the Scripps Research Institute believe that they have narrowed the search for a brain circuit which may impact alcohol addiction.  The study shows that when lasers were used on …

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Taking Your Sobriety Public

Why Going Public with Your Sobriety Is Often Its Own Struggle According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse, 15.1 million adults reportedly had Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).  Of those adults who had AUD, only 6.7 percent sought treatment.  Seeking help for alcohol addiction has been cloaked in negativity.  Millions have refused to discuss treatment …

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