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45 Why do people drink alcohol?

Why do people drink alcohol?

November 14th, 2010

People drink alcohol for two reasons: taste or effect. But alcoholic people drink alcohol for different reasons. We explore the question, “Why do people drink alcohol?” here. Learn more about the effects drinking alcohol and the characteristics of alcoholic drinking here.

8 7 tips on alcoholism intervention

7 tips on alcoholism intervention

October 14th, 2010

For friends or family, alcoholism intervention can be scary. I speak from experience and offer tips on alcoholism intervention and how to present your concerns to a friend or loved one about possible alcoholism.

1 BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Bottom

BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Bottom

August 10th, 2010

This book promises to tell you how to keep “secret alcoholics” from hurting your business. Does it live up to its promises to help you protect the workplace? As always, an honest review here.

16 Top 10 hangover cures and tips for hangovers

Top 10 hangover cures and tips for hangovers

February 14th, 2009

What happens in the body when you drink too much alcohol? 75% of the population can tell you. Learn about the physiology of over-consumption…and check out a short list of possible aids for hangovers. This is a special post for St. Trifon, the saint of grapes where I live. Everyone gets drunk today.

12 Should alcohol manufacturers be held responsible for alcoholism?

Should alcohol manufacturers be held responsible for alcoholism?

January 9th, 2009

Alcoholic energy drinks in the U.S. are virtually off the market, thanks partly to legal cases against manufacturers. Alcoholic energy drinks like “Sparks” came under considerable criticism from state attorney generals and consumer groups alike. So if the manufacturers of alcohol are so dedicated to the cause of alcohol responsibility, why aren’t corporations creating funds to support recovery? Come consider this and other questions about social culpability.

28 How effective is A.A.?

How effective is A.A.?

December 31st, 2008

According to one report, 5 of 100 alcoholics are still sober one year after their first A.A. meeting. The most under reported lifestyle story might be that the majority of American alcoholics who make successful recoveries – 60% – do it outside of A.A. But with over 2 million + members, doesn’t A.A. have a good thing going? What do you think? Are these statistics bunk? Do they prove anything?

55 Top 10 juice fast recipes for alcohol abuse and liver detox

Top 10 juice fast recipes for alcohol abuse and liver detox

December 13th, 2008

The body absorbs fresh, raw juice efficiently enough to make it interesting for people looking to detox their bodies from the damage of alcoholism and addiction. Using a juicer breaks down the cellular walls of fruits and vegetables releases all the nutrients into a solution that your body sucks up like a sponge. Interested in learning the top recipes for drug and alcohol detox? Read on.

6 Can ignition interlock devices be a driving hazard?

Can ignition interlock devices be a driving hazard?

December 8th, 2008

In the absence of a parole officer, convicted drunk drivers are now taking breathalyzer tests before their car engines will even start…and they are breathing into the dashboard! Ignition interlock devices all over the U.S. require a BAC (blood alcohol consumption) level of .02-.04% before a car will start. But can the “rolling retest” for blood-alcohol levels endanger the lives of drivers and fellow travelers?

2 Higher IQ in children linked to adult alcohol use

Higher IQ in children linked to adult alcohol use

November 21st, 2008

So higher IQ might be a precursor of addiction. What steps can we take to prevent children and adolescents from the boredom, despair and anger associated with addiction … and offer meaningful alternatives to engaging addictive behaviour?

4 Preventing health consequences of alcoholism

Preventing health consequences of alcoholism

November 14th, 2008

Does the ability to drink without consequence aid or harm the alcoholic?

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