Alcohol Tolerance May be a Sign of Alcohol Dependence

People sometimes take pride in their ability to “hold their liquor” better than others. Instead they should see their doctor. That’s because alcohol tolerance is often considered a symptom of alcohol dependency. Alcohol tolerance refers to a decreased response to the effects of ethanol in alcoholic beverages. This reduced sensitivity requires that higher quantities of …

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Moderate Consumption of Alcohol and Depression: Facts

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Is there a link between the moderate consumption of alcohol and depression? I. The Research Researchers wanted to learn the effects of drinking. Specifically, drinking throughout early to middle adulthood and depression at age 50. They compared the effects consistent abstinence to the following.  Occasional drinkers.  Moderate drinkers.  Heavy drinkers. They did so by analyzing …

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