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12 Is Native American alcoholism genetic?

Is Native American alcoholism genetic?

October 9th, 2011

Experts are not sure. But alcoholism is generally a genetic factor, and may be more so among Native American people. We review here.

4 American Indian alcoholism statistics

American Indian alcoholism statistics

October 7th, 2011

Top 5 .GOV websites with statistics on Native American alcohol use, abuse and alcoholism facts. Where to find American Indian alcoholism statistics here.

3 Dependence vs addiction

Dependence vs addiction

September 28th, 2011

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.

4 Withdrawal symptoms of alcohol

Withdrawal symptoms of alcohol

September 20th, 2011

Moderate withdrawal symptoms of alcohol include restlessness, insomnia, lack of appetite and difficulty with cognitive functions. But if you are a hard drinker, expect severe and intense withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and possible seizures or hallucinations. What else affects withdrawal symptoms of alcohol? Learn here.

5 Can alcohol withdrawal kill you?

Can alcohol withdrawal kill you?

September 2nd, 2011

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.

9 AA founder's original message

AA founder’s original message

August 29th, 2011

What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.

9 When you should not stop drinking cold turkey

When you should not stop drinking cold turkey

August 26th, 2011

You should not stop drinking cold turkey if you expect alcohol withdrawal. Alcohol withdrawal requires medical management. We review specific risks of complications during cold turkey withdrawal from alcohol here.

87 Pills to help you stop drinking

Pills to help you stop drinking

August 18th, 2011

Naltrexone, Acamprosate, and Disulfiram are all FDA approved medications to help you stop drinking. More on medications for alcohol use disorder here.

5 Drinking to cure a hangover: The hair of the dog

Drinking to cure a hangover: The hair of the dog

August 12th, 2011

Drinking to cure a hangover works by preventing metabolism of methanol and increasing blood sugar levels. But the hair of the dog may also be a sign of alcohol dependence. Does that mean that you’re an alcoholic? More here.

32 Why do Irish people drink a lot?

Why do Irish people drink a lot?

June 27th, 2011

Genetics? Environment? Both? We explore drinking patterns of people from Irish backgrounds and whether or not Irish people drink a lot here.

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