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.

How to Drink Alcohol in Moderation (Practical Help)

Drink Alcohol in Moderation

Practicing Alcohol Moderation: A Comprehensive Workbook is a practical guide on how to drink in moderation. It’s written by Cyndi Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC. She is co-founder and Clinical Director of Insights Into Action Therapy and Insight Recovery Centers. The book is based on harm reduction. That is, recognizing goals short of abstinence as legitimate. …

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Alcohol Lowers Dementia Risk Nearly 40% (Discover More!)

drinking and dementia

Millions of people suffer from dementia. It’s a cruel disease for both the victims and their loved ones. Fortunately, there’s much scientific evidence that drinking alcohol lowers dementia risk. The following study found the decrease to be much lower… The Study Researchers studied 3,069 community-living adults. They were aged 75 years and older without dementia …

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Alcohol and Prostate Cancer (Does Drinking Increase Risk?)

Cancer of the prostate gland is the most common form of cancer in men in the US. In fact, almost 200,000 men are diagnosed with the disease each year. Therefore, the subject of drinking alcohol and prostate cancer risk concerns many men. A number of medical organizations have carefully analyzed the medical research evidence. They …

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Alcohol and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Related to Risk

alcohol and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Drinking alcohol and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are linked. Strong evidence is that drinking alcohol reduces the the risk of developing the disease. (It’s also correct to call it non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.) I. The Disease: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system. This network to fight disease is throughout the body. In …

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Tell and Lose License? What About Doctor Confidentiality?

A Pennsylvania man was being treated for irregular heartbeat. He described his drinking behaviors, presumably in confidence, to doctors treating him. As a result he lost his driver’s license. The toxicology report from the hospital showed he had no alcohol in his system. So, tell and lose license! PennDOT The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) …

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