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Facts About Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 8:19pm 1 Comment Alcohol abuse is a disease that is characterized by the sufferer having a pattern of drinking excessively despite the negative effects of alcohol on the individual's work, medical, legal, educational, and/or social life. Alcohol abuse affects about 10% of women and 20% of men in the United States, most beginning by their mid teens. Sign ... Read on »
Question: When you are an alcoholic are you always an alcoholic? by Bill W. Health Maven Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:58pm There is a lot of controversy over this issue.  The best information seems to indicate that people do recover from the physical effects of alcoholism if they stop drinking soon enough, but that some of the changes that take place in the brain during the process of alcohol addiction will remain.  If that is the case, “recovered” alcoholics who d ... Read on »
Alcoholism - The Alcoholic Personality by Joe M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:55am Alcoholism - The Alcoholic Personality; It may seem a little strange for this post to be about alcoholism, especially since the focus should be on ourselves. But there are some things that perhaps we should know. The key is to know this information, but not become obsessed with it. And not use it in a rejoinder (engaging/arguments) with the a ... Read on »
What If “Alcoholism” Has Nothing To Do With Alcohol? by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted Fri 11 Nov 2011 10:01pm Posted on | November 10, 2011 | My father’s closest friend was “Uncle Phil”. They attended Fordham University together, partied together, graduated together. Both were smart, accomplished, Catholic, enjoyed alcohol and were married with large families. Their lives diverged somewhere in the late 50′s or early 60′s when alcoh ... Read on »
In Maine, a little alcohol is still alcohol by crossroads Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 11:01pm 1 Comment Houlton, Maine has been making international headlines lately. And it’s not because of their ideal location for snowmobiling. Recently, a high school student brought attention to the fact that the Fentimans Lemonade he was drinking contained a small amount of alcohol, less than 0.05% according to the label. Fearing he would get in trouble at ... Read on »
Recovering Alcoholic Always an Alcoholic: Like it Or Not by Jewells Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 9:18pm That sounds hard but it's the truth.  Just because you quit drinking doesn't mean your sober for every. Your always recovering.  Once a Alcoholic always an Alcoholic.  I know. Back in 2002, I tried to kill myself.  I was not successful.  I had been on a binge drink for 6 weeks.  I mean 24 hours a day in the same chair I wake up ... Read on »
Are You Raising Alcoholics With Your Alcoholic Spouse? by addictiondoc Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 2:41pm If you are married to an alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife and are raising children beware! Raising children in an alcoholic family has life-long consequences. An alcoholic parent has very negative effects on the children. Here are 4 effects on your children followed by 4 positive tips to improve your situation living with an alcohol ... Read on »
Unhappy Hour-A Story of Alcohol and Alcoholism and Survival by alanb Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Nov 2008 3:21am I looked like death yet still, something deep inside wanted me to be well thought well of. Symptoms of Anxiety Depression and my Psychotic behaviour and Drunk with Addiction meant I was not a reasonable man. I stood up very slowly. "I'm off to the shops. I'll see you later." Much to my relief there was no answer and I took that as approva ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse: Does Your Alcoholic Spouse Love Alcohol More Than You? by addictiondoc Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 5:49pm If you are married to an alcoholic spouse, you probably feel you come in second to alcohol. Guess what? You do! No matter how much your alcoholic spouse (alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife) says “I love you”, it is clear from his/her actions that the need or desire to drink alcohol takes precedence over any of your needs. Here are the ... Read on »
Alcohol Dependency Effects, Alcoholism Signs, and Alcoholism Statistics by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Mar 2011 4:06am Mr. Richards was one of three health instructors at a large metropolitan high school located in the Midwestern part of the U.S. For “Alcohol Effects Month” he decided he would center his teaching agenda on the following three subject areas: alcohol dependency effects, alcohol addiction symptoms an ... Read on »