alcohol

All about the effects of alcohol on the mind and body, and what a drinker should expect from a sip, or ten, of the hard stuff.

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Tobias Gillot3 days ago
The Legal Consequences of Alcoholism
By one estimate, 6.2 percent of adults suffer from an alcohol use disorder. Nearly 10 million men are dealing with this disorder, compared to 5.3 million women. Alcohol can have a wide range of negati...
Alex Korr23 days ago
How Many Is Enough?
As obvious as it may sound, the best way of avoiding alcohol addiction is to drink in moderation or not drink at all. It is vital to educate young people about the consequences alcohol abuse can have ...
Rebekah Sanyua month ago
A Cocktail of Alcohol and Depression—What Are the Consequences?
So let's take a moment to talk about alcohol. Being smashed. Getting wellied. And what a more appropriate time to do it than when I'm still intoxicated at 8:07 AM, from the night before. Alcohol is a ...
Daisy Rowley2 months ago
How to Overcome Alcoholism?
This is an important concept in my life as alcoholism runs in my blood—the disease that is thought to be part genetics and hereditary. So, being that my great grandfather died of liver failure from alcohol, and my grandfather is a recovering alcoholic, drinking is something limited and preserved.
Riley Raul Reese2 months ago
How Alcohol Can Affect Your Body
For the past six years of my life, I had a serious problem. Like many people my age, I was a functional alcoholic. I would drink anywhere from three to six beverages a day, and on the weekends? It was...
Morgan E. Westling4 months ago
What Is Baijiu?
Many Americans have heard of the Japanese drink sake (though there will be things you probably didn't know about sake as well), but more likely than not, they'll ask the question: “What is baijiu?” Th...
Skunk Uzeki9 months ago
Things You Might Not Know About Alcohol Poisoning
I remember my 30th birthday party. Well, okay, not really. I don't remember much of it, since I did 30 shots for 30 years over the course of eight hours, argued with a salsa jar, then passed out somew...
Nancy D10 months ago
Eight Amazing Shooter Recipes
SHOTS! SHOTS! SHOTS! Have a party coming up? Need a new drink of the week were you work? Better yet, want to just make some shots for fun? Well, I have some good news for you: you have come to the rig...
Ann King10 months ago
The Alcoholic's Spouse
They say if you dig deep enough into any family tree, you will find one, no matter how hard the family has tried to hide their family shame. The "one" I am talking about is the family "alcoholic." In ...
Mama Mood10 months ago
My Alcoholic Husband
Here I am again. Sitting up and unable to fully relax. To sleep, that would be peace. I don't think I have slept fully in months. My husband is in the thick of his addiction. It feels worse than ever....
Devon Thomasa year ago
Best Drinking Games for Two People Everyone Should Play
I let my son Jarret have alcohol if he's supervised by me. I figure if he's already drinking, then he might as well do so in a safe space. And he may very well be drinking given that he's in the 9th g...
Skunk Uzekia year ago
Best Rated Hard Seltzer Brands
Hard seltzer is the newest, trendiest thing on the market. Its popularity comes from the fact that it's an alcoholic beverage that gets you buzzed, has low carb counts, and still manages to taste cris...
April Demarcoa year ago
Best Yeast Free Alcohol to Bring to Your Next Party
Many of the most popular alcoholic beverages unfortunately include yeast. And for someone who is trying to transition their diet into a yeast-free or gluten-free one, this can come as a disappointment...
Maurice Berniera year ago
Confession of a Teetotaler
I am a weirdo!!! I just realized that wasn't a great way to open up because my friends already know that I am a weirdo. This is nothing new to them. What I meant to say is that I have a strange habit....
Spencer MacAdama year ago
Cheapest Brews in the Maritimes
If you, like me, reside in the Eastern Provinces of the Great North, chances are you have come across the taxes which plague our liquor stores. With such elevated prices, how can you still catch a buz...
Alcoholism
Whenever anyone has a problem with overuse of food, beverage, drug, alcohol, and anything, it is not a good thing, and the person must realize that there may be a problem. In this article, we are talk...
Damien Wooda year ago
At the Precipice of Madness
Sometime around the beginning of December, 2015, I received a Facebook message from Kelly, a woman whom I had dated back in 2011. We had started dating after Valentine's Day of that year and continued...