Yes, it is possible to get addicted to beer. Even without an addiction, you can end up abusing beer. We discuss the symptoms of alcohol addiction and strategies to cut back or quit here.
Yes, alcohol can be addictive. Even people who aren’t addicted can abuse alcohol. Here we discuss the effects of alcohol on the body, signs that you might have an alcohol problem, and strategies for quitting or cutting back.
8 tips on how to address your husband’s drinking. Learn to communicate with your husband and address drinking problems with suggestions from an addiction professional here.
Alcohol stay in your system and can be detected in urine up to 24 hours after you end a drinking session. More on how long alcohol is in your body, urine, breath, saliva and blood here.
If you want to stop drinking alcohol for a month (30 days), check out some ideas from SMART Recovery®. Strategies, worksheets and self-help for people who want to stop drinking here.
Native Americans are disproportionately dependent on alcohol. Why is this? We explore why Native Americans drink so much here.
Top 5 .GOV websites with statistics on Native American alcohol use, abuse and alcoholism facts. Where to find American Indian alcoholism statistics here.
Physical dependence = tolerance to a chemical + withdrawal when you lower dosage or quit. Addiction = compulsive substance use despite negative consequences. More on dependence vs addiction here.
7 tips for getting rid of a hangover. Are there any medical interventions for preventing or treating alcohol hangovers? Not yet. But a few simple remedies may help specific symptoms. More on getting rid of a hangover here.
Yes, alcohol withdrawal can be fatal, especially for severe cases of alcohol dependence. But most serious problems that can kill you during alcohol withdrawal are preventable and can be managed. More here.