Month: July 2020

Excessive Alcohol Use and the Impact on Women’s Health

CDC Guidance Regarding Women’s Alcohol Use According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), women and men absorb alcohol differently because of differences in body structure and chemistry. These differences “cause women to absorb more alcohol and take longer to break it down and remove it from their bodies.” Women are also more …

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Alcohol and Antidepressants

The Dangers of Consuming Alcohol While Taking Antidepressants   According to the United Kingdom’s NHS website, consuming alcohol while taking antidepressants can be dangerous. Alcohol is a depressant that can “make depression worse.” As their website explains, alcohol and antidepressants can have the same side effects, taking both may increase the likelihood that they will …

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