Alcohol

What Does DTs Mean? The Signs and Effects of Delirium Tremens

January 13, 2020

What Does DTs Mean? The Signs and Effects of Delirium Tremens

Alcohol Detox Treatment

According to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry, the rate of alcohol use disorder rose by 49% in the first decade of the 2000s. Today, one in eight American adults (12.7% of the country) meets the criteria for alcohol use disorder. Despite this increase, many people are also trying to undergo rehabilitation. After long-term heavy alcohol use,…

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Celebrate these holidays without alcohol

December 18, 2019

Celebrate these holidays without alcohol

Addiction Alcohol Substance Abuse

The festive season is here and people are busy making plans to soak themselves in the celebrations. The holiday season is all about fun and frolic, excitement, family gatherings, and sumptuous delicacies and drinks. However, as an individual concerned with their health, one should be careful about what and how much they eat and drink,…

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Cirrhosis - A direct result of alcohol addiction

September 13, 2019

Cirrhosis – A direct result of alcohol addiction

Addiction Alcohol

According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), nearly 140.6 million people aged 12 years and above were current users of alcohol. Chronic abusers of alcohol are at an increased risk of developing cirrhosis, a life-threatening condition in which liver function is impaired. The symptoms of cirrhosis are caused by a buildup of scar tissue in the damaged liver. As the liver…

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New York steps up; announces ban on outdoor alcohol advertising on city-owned properties

May 06, 2019

New York steps up; announces ban on outdoor alcohol advertising on city-owned properties

Alcohol Substance Abuse

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city’s latest step against alcohol abuse early this week. The city issued a ban on alcohol advertisements applicable to various city-owned properties such as newsstands, recycling bins, bus shelters, and LinkNYC Wi-Fi kiosks. This ban, which took effect immediately, came nearly a year after the Metropolitan…

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Women with cirrhosis are not receiving alcohol abuse treatment, says study

March 06, 2019

Women with cirrhosis are not receiving alcohol abuse treatment, says study

Addiction Alcohol

Despite the fact that there is no known cure for liver cirrhosis, patients diagnosed at an early stage of the disease can definitely improve their prognosis, if they refrain from drinking. However, women diagnosed with cirrhosis do not receive alcohol abuse treatment, revealed a recently conducted study. This, even if they were covered under their…

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