How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

It’s easy to completely write alcohol off as an unhealthy and dangerous substance. The reality is that some people can’t handle alcohol, and others have a bad reaction to it. Either way, it’s never a good idea to drink in excess — though some...

Eye-popping effects of alcohol

Effects at different blood alcohol levels Ingested alcohol shows its effects within 30 seconds after drinking. Alcohol passes first through the stomach and small intestine, where it gets absorbed into the bloodstream. The blood carries the alcohol further to the...
When It’s Cool to Be a Quitter

When It’s Cool to Be a Quitter

The Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol An alcohol addiction affects all aspects of life, from body and mind to relationships and perspectives. The consequences from drinking range from disease to dysfunction and are negative and severe. For those hoping to cut back or...

Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Abuse Alcohol abuse, due to the high level of consumption, is believed by the American Council for Drug Education to be many times worse than illegal drug use. This research program cites abuse of alcohol and its associated health consequences as a tremendous...

Alcohol Effects Over Time

Think you’ll just sleep it off? Think again! After a night of drinking, the effects of alcohol last longer than you might think. You and your friends have decided to have a few drinks after work to ease the tension. You’ve been drinking since 6:00 p.m. and...