It’s not unusual for the busy individual (female especially) to relax with a glass of wine after a long day. She is likely to believe that the indulgence ensures she can wind down and enjoy a peaceful night of rest. According to recent research, however, she would be wrong.
Excess alcohol leaves men less capable of processing emotional responses. Italian researchers suggest that too much drink dulls areas of the brain responsible for emotional processing leaving men less capable of appreciating things like irony. And it isn’t only intoxicated men who suffer from this, the damage is permanent and makes men emotionally stunted whether[.....]
Individuals who have an alcohol addiction often relapse over and over again after receiving initial substance abuse treatment. One reason that alcoholism is difficult to overcome is that the cues that lead to alcohol consumption often turn up in unexpected places.
You may already know that excessive drinking can lead to liver disease. However, new research is now showing that indulging in alcohol may also cause cancer of the mouth.
There are many negative consequences associated with the consumption of alcohol. Some are immediate, such as injury or being more likely to engage in risky behaviors. Others are often not realized for years, such as liver disease or some types of cancer. Much research has been conducted to attempt to determine the patterns and frequency[.....]
When gas prices skyrocketed so did the sales of more mileage efficient cars. A rise in the minimum price for alcoholic drinks such as liquor and beer could minimize how much people drink them, according to a Canadian study highlighted in a recent news article.
The use of alcohol during pregnancy can result in many serious problems that follow the child through to adulthood, but many women ignore or are unaware of the risks of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). In addition, many women consume alcohol before they realize that they are expecting.
According to a recent study done by researchers at Vanderbilt University, chronic drinkers will have to deal with many brain deficits as a result of their heavy drinking. Alcoholics can perform the same functions as non-drinkers, which was demonstrated in a simple exercise involving finger tapping but their brains have to work much harder to[.....]
Alcohol use is associated with a heightened risk for many negative consequences. Binge drinking is especially connected with dangerous choices, risky sexual behavior and injuries. Individuals who drink often find that their inhibitions are reduced by alcohol and they engage in behaviors that they would never otherwise participate in.
There appears to be a noted divide between those that prefer motorcycles and those that view them as a vehicle of heightened risk. When alcohol is combined with that heightened risk, the results can be devastating. Industry studies have shown that motorcycles are more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident, whether alcohol[.....]