Month: March 2020

Alcohol and Blood Pressure

Can Excessive Drinking Affect Blood Pressure? According to the Mayo Clinic, “Drinking too much alcohol can raise blood pressure to unhealthy levels.” A temporary increase in blood pressure can occur when you have three drinks in one sitting, but prolonged binge drinking can have long-lasting effects. What is considered binge drinking? According to the National …

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Sobriety During a Pandemic

With Coronavirus Spreading Around the Globe, Mental and Physical Health is Imperative The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has governments across the world calling for “social distancing” and a multi-week quarantine in many cases. For people in sobriety, this may be difficult. Isolation can be a trigger for those suffering from a substance use disorder. It is …

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Alcohol and Aging

The impact that Excessive Drinking can have on the Aging Process Heavy drinking can have serious health implications. According to WebMD in addition to taking a toll on your liver and increasing your chances of getting certain kinds of cancer, it can also age you faster than normal. In their 14 part slideshow on Alcohol …

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Benefits of Sobriety

The Numerous Health Benefits of Quitting Alcohol Sobriety is not always the easiest path. Any person in recovery from alcohol addiction can tell you that there are ups and downs along the way. One of the biggest obstacles is preventing relapse and avoiding triggers. Even though it can be difficult, deciding to commit to sobriety …

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