Alcohol and Sex: 11 Effects and Myths

Make sure you drink enough fluids before, during and after drinking alcohol to avoid dehydration. Sports drinks and bouillon are good choices to help your body replace the water, salt and potassium you lost when you were drunk. Alcohol use already causes dehydration, which can lead to other hangover symptoms. Therefore, having a hangover symptom of sweating […]

The Four Stages of Alcoholism: Pre, Early, Middle, & Late

Doing this in advance will allow time for both people to process the discussion and set clear expectations. Some people prefer to try cutting back or quitting on their own before committing time and money to rehab. And there are a few approaches that can identify and combat drinking at an early stage. People can […]

Who Benefits From Halfway And Sober Housing?

For others, their homes may not be a safe place to be for one reason or another. Leading St. Louis drug rehab center Harris House offers two levels of transitional housing designed to provide ongoing and progressive alcohol and substance dependency skills. Sober-living homes are group homes that are free from any alcohol and drugs […]

The Effect of Social and Stress-Related Factors on Alcohol Use Among College Students During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The European university system and legal provisions related to alcohol consumption differ considerably from those in North America. Thus, research of the kind suggested might indicate opportunities for community health preventive interventions. This paper examines the effects of alcohol use on high school students’ quality of learning. We estimate fixed-effects models using data from the […]

Alcoholic liver disease: Symptoms, treatment, and causes

It is believed that nuclear Egr-1 protein regulates transcription of SREBP-1c and tumor necrosis factor (TNF) genes to initiate ethanol-induced lipogenesis and fatty liver (i.e., steatosis). ADH is the most catalytically efficient ethanol-metabolizing enzyme. One way that hepatocytes minimize acetaldehyde toxicity is by rapidly oxidizing it to acetate using the enzyme aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) […]