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Alcoholism

Alcohol Addiction In Men

Alcohol addiction is very common among men. Today’s society does not ban alcohol consumption. However there are certain legal age limits for the consumption or alcohol. Men are often attracted to alcohol due a number of reasons. Some men take up drinking very early in their lives. There are several factors that influence them to [...]

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Alcohol And Cancer

Alcohol is one of the products in the world which are widely consumed and have been used by various cultures and religious for many years. They have different classes, like that of an upper class of elegance and delicacy, meaning the wine, and the class of casualness and taken on a daily basis, meaning the [...]

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Alcohol And The World

One of the universal problems the world faces today is the number of alcohol addicts in various parts of it. You find that it is something which most people are concerned about and want to put a stop, but are unable to do so because of various reasons. Alcohol addiction is a phenomenon which each [...]

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Creating Awareness A Major Factor In Preventing Addictions

Addiction can be described as an overdose of anything which leads to deterioration of the normal functioning of the body. The sad part is it not only affects the person it also affects the people around them. Some of the common addiction is nicotine and alcohol. Drug addiction is also on the rise now. In [...]

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Alcoholism: Disease or Choice?

No one questions that excessive alcohol consumption is a devastating illness. The effects extend from the user to their family and, in the cases of drunk drivers, to other innocent people whom the user would have otherwise never met. The effects that excessive alcohol consumption can have on the body, as well as judgment, can [...]

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Substance Abuse and Alcohol Poisioning

Image via Wikipedia Alcohol poisoning occurs when the percentage of alcohol circulating in the bloodstream is elevated to a point so high that it is dangerous. It is so dangerous that the person loses consciousness and then slips into a coma. It may be so dangerous that the drinker dies. When an individual drinks a [...]

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Vulnerability To Substance Abuse

A question that many users and non-users have is why do some substance users become addicted, while others do not. Several human chromosomal regions that contain genetic markers are associated with vulnerability to substance abuse in humans. But we’ll leave the technical language there. Addiction, whether alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription drugs, is a disease. [...]

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