Category: Abuse

Drink Too Much Alcohol? Helpful, Practical Suggestions

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Do you suspect you might drink too much alcohol. Many people do. Here are practical suggestions for either cutting down or quitting. There are also tips for helping loved ones who have a drinking problem. Useful sources of help for alcohol and drinking abuse problems are also given. Drink Too Much Alcohol? Could you or …

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Kudzu for Hangovers: Helps Sober Up & Relieve Hangovers?

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Can people use kudzu for hangovers? Does it help people sober up? Background Kudzu is a vine that flourishes in many states. It’s very common in eastern and southeastern parts of the US. The government promoted it this Asian plant for animal fodder and erosion control. Chinese medicine has used the plant for over 2,500 …

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Reduce Alcohol Problems among Youth: Here’s How We Can Do It

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We really can reduce alcohol problems. Here we describe how to do it. REDUCE ALCOHOL PROBLEMS  I. INTRODUCTION Let’s imagine how we might prepare youth to drive. We would tell young people that driving is very dangerous. Tens of thousands of people die in traffic crashes each year. And many times that number are injured. …

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Control Your Alcohol Drinking: How to Drink in Moderation

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You really can control your alcohol drinking. A popular myth is that if you have a drinking problem, you have to abstain from alcohol. But that simply isn’t true Most people who have a drinking problem are not alcoholic. But even many alcoholics can learn to drink in moderation. For example, federal government did nation-wide …

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How to Help a Problem Drinker: Practical Tips.

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A  person with a drinking problem usually has a direct negative impact on 4-6 others. Most people don’t know how to help a problem drinker. In fact, most feel helpless. There are also two common myths. The first is that anyone with a drinking problem is alcoholic. The second is that those who are alcoholic …

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Alcoholism and Denial: a Serious Problem Faced by Alcoholics

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Almost everyone has heard that alcoholism and denial are related. And probably everyone has heard the old “Have you stopped beating your wife” trick question. Answering either yes or no damns the respondent. Similarly, the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 12-step program also a trick question. It’s a case of “heads I win, tails you lose.” Question: …

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DUI Trends in the U.S.: Driving Under Influence of Alcohol

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What are the DUI trends in the US? (DUI is driving under the influence of alcohol. Often defined as DWI or similar initials.) It’s dropped greatly since 1980. But it remains a major problem. That’s because even a single DUI death is a needless tragedy. I. The Study Researchers wanted to measure DUI trends over …

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Calories in Alcoholic Beverages & in Non-Alcoholic as Well

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It’s common to discourage alcohol drinking among college students. One way is to stress the calories in alcohol. But this may have dangerous outcomes.              Overview I.   The Study II.  Calories in Beverages III. Resources I. The Study A study of 4,271 students from ten colleges were in the …

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