a man struggling with alcoholism in old age

Dangers of Alcoholism in Old Age

A large number of seniors report binge drinking or drinking 4-5+ drinks in 2 hours at least once in the last 30 days. Furthermore, other seniors report heavy drinking, meaning that they’ve binge drank on five or more occasions or more in the past 30 days. Learn the dangers of substance abuse, especially alcohol, among…

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Identifying When You Have a Drinking Problem

Like many adults, you may enjoy relaxing with a favorite alcoholic beverage at times. Maybe you started with a glass of wine after work some evenings. Gradually, you added a glass or two on weekend afternoons. Or, perhaps you don’t drink that often, but when you do, you tend to overdo it. You rationalize this…

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Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

Alcoholism has affected families for centuries. Millions of people have had to help loved ones struggling with alcohol addiction get the help that they need. Have you looked at your family history and noticed that several relatives had or have drinking problems? Has that made you wonder, “Is alcoholism hereditary?” Researchers have found a complicated…

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Alcohol Detox Process

Drinking alcohol has become so normalized that entire sitcoms are based around friends spending time at a bar. Media has normalized teenage drinking to a point that the majority of people have tried alcohol before finishing high school. Although alcoholism is passed down through genetics, anyone can get this started. Turning to alcohol at an…