Category: Health

Moderate drinkers tend to have better health and live longer than those who are either abstainers or heavy drinkers. In addition to having fewer heart attacks and strokes, moderate consumers of alcoholic beverages (beer, wine and distilled spirits or liquor) are generally less likely to suffer strokes, diabetes, arthritis, enlarged prostate, dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease), and several major cancers.

Alcohol and Vaginal Cancer Risk: Does Drinking Effect Risk?

Women may be concerned about drinking alcohol and vaginal cancer risk. However, drinking alcohol (wine, distilled spirits or beer) does not increase the risk of developing cancer of the vagina. That’s the conclusion of leading medical organizations. They include the National Cancer Institute, American Society of Clinical Oncology, CancerHelp UK, tand many others. Risk Factors …

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Power Over Alcohol (Learn How to Strengthen Your Power!)

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You really do have personal power over alcohol. Unfortunately, A.A. teaches that we don’t. And those who believe it really do have less power as a result. It’s a self-fulfilling prophesy. But remember that ypu do have power over it. Here’s proof. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) conducted nation-wide research. It …

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Alcohol Consumption

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An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is an enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta. That’s the major vessel that supplies blood to the body. Most aortic aneurysms (or aneurisms) are AAA. The aorta is the primary supplier of blood to the body. Therefore, a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm can cause bleeding leading to …

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Alcohol Rehabs and Money (Often More about Money than Helping People)

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The alcohol and drug treatment industry is enormous and highly profitable. However, it’s very competitive. To lure patients or clients, many rehabs and retreats use falsehoods and deception. When it comes to alcohol rehabs and money, it’s often more about money. Helping people is of minor concern. There’s little regulation, deception is common, and it’s …

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Moderate Drinkers Less Obese than Alcohol Non-Drinkers

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Much research shows that regular moderate drinkers are less likely to be obese than are abstainers. Hence, the title, Moderate Drinkers Less Obese. This is true over decaades of life and when alternative explanations are considered. That includes the possibility that some abstainers may be “sick quitters.” It also considers the possibility that drinkers may …

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Anstie’s Limit (Anstie’s Rule or Ansties Alcohol Limit)

Anstie’s limit is the amount of alcohol that Dr. Francis Anstie found could be consumed daily with no ill effects. It is 1.5 ounces of pure ethanol. That’s equivalent to two and one-half standard drinks of beer, wine or distilled spirits. That’s because each has 0.6 of an ounce of pure alcohol. Dr. Anstie Francis …

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